Truly is at the pull out phase. If you were to come over right now you would have to step over a trail of mismatched shoes, overturned books, and bagged beans and tins. She moves from glove and hat bin to the kitchen drawers with speed and precision. We have always done bare bones child proofing and this sort of mess only lasts for a moment. It is her work and it makes her so happy. Besides, I tell myself, Sam had to contend with exposed wiring and crumbling plaster. See how spoiled you are, little girl? Baseboards!
I have been going deep into public school schematics and politics as it relates to our district and our small part of it. It is distressing. They need to adult proof some of this crap. And because I have been spending a lot of time reading and going to meetings I have needed projects that I do not get too attached to (otherwise, I sit staring at the piles helplessly and accomplishing nothing). I thought maybe a I should tackle some school auction quilts. You are allowed to say that this is a terrible idea. So, I am amassing ideas and piles and thinking how to accomplish more than one without becoming lost in the details. Christina's Tanagram Quilt looms large in my mind, but I also have some other ideas I'm trying to flesh out that would be good to do with the above 8 set. Any advice in this arena is appreciated. I'll let you know how things are coming together as I start to get students involved. I think my biggest concern is the quilting end of things and if I can manage that on my own. Also the children. I'm no dummy.
I leave you with this: