Friday, December 31, 2010

The end of 2010? .....

I suppose 2010, like the years past, will never entirely end. I don't know about you, but I have some wonderful memories that lift above the "not so wonderful" ones, and I can honestly say, God had a good reason for me to be a part of 2010's ramblings on.

It was an interesting year Politically. A definite turning point for all political parties.

A good year for my family as we watch our daughter and her two Blessings settle into their new home. It is also wonderful to see her prosper and advance in the business world ... especially in light that so many are struggling. One of our sons is doing incredibly well while stationed in San Antonio with his wife and three daughters. The education the ARMY is giving that boy is beyond anyone's wildest dreams (he is finishing up a Computer Forensics degree at present). And our second son graduated in September with his Masters degree in Eastern Medicine. He has two more Medical boards to take and then he can begin practicing .... it's been a long three years for him to reach this point. It is nice to see the "light".

Then for the life of Hubby and me? All of a sudden we are doing really well! For two years the phone hardly rang, and now we are about to direct an abundance of calls to other folks. Hubby is a Master Trim Carpenter. I have set my sights on other avenues as Historical gowns are not selling as well as they have in the past .... and frankly, I admit I am not heart broken about that. 2011 will be a time to venture into new business directions, and I am thrilled with the prospect.

As we all sit here today reminiscing, let us not forget who to give thanks to for all those Blessings, both blatant and in disguise. Indeed we have an Awesome God.
The picture above are fireworks over Independence Rock on the grounds of our National Monument area here in Grand Junction, Colorado. We live in an area rich with beauty as we find ourselves surrounded with amazing scenery.

Happy New Year to you all from Hey Grandma!

Monday, December 20, 2010

Carol of the Bells ... Be still my heart!

So! This is my all time favorite Christmas lights set to music. It is also one of my most favorite Christmas songs of all time!

Hey Grandma! shares this with you and wishes you a glorious Christmas week!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

I absolutely love this story!

Do you believe? .... in Santa Claus? ....

I'll have pictures in a few days of my awesome other half an d my joint effort. I'm the one he's waiting on, however. I need to sandwich, quilt and bind three small quilts. I don't really know how long it will take .... it's Christmas after all! If I decide to make cookies instead of entering the sewing room, then that's what is going to happen! LOL Santa NEEDS his cookies! In a bad way! LOL

Hugs to you all from Hey Grandma!

Monday, December 6, 2010

I'm Baaaaack!

It's been a while, I know .....

Disclaimer time!

It's bad enough to get the flu, but when your immune system has no time to strengthen so then you come down with a cold right afterward ... well that is just plain unfair. What initially began Thanksgiving day, took until yesterday to feel human enough to want to venture into the sewing room.

This picture is showing 50 half finished Log cabins. The finished size will be 4 inch squares and will be making a small quilt to fit with a beautiful wooden tray my Awesome Other Half is making .... actually, he is staining and glazing it tonight. Is this going to be a Christmas gift? No ...

We have decided to open a business together .... It will encompass talents we feel very blessed by God to have been given.

I will unfold more of the details a little later. We are working out a few things, but I'll let you know this .... the name is Willow Mesa, which is reminiscent of the area we live in.

So for now, Hey Grandma! is happy to be back in the world of creating again, and I wish you all a wonderful week!