Yukon wild

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Yukon wild

Friday, October 5, 2012

Photo an hour for Thursday, September 27th

Oh my, I’ve had a very busy week at work!  And before that a busy quilt retreat last weekend!  I waited and took my Thursday photo an hour while at the retreat.  Hope you enjoy.

8:30 a.m. My friend and room mate at the hotel, Dahn.  A few seconds before she was lying on the floor with a beer bottle in hand.  Here she is bobbing for beer.  All in fun of course.

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9:30 a.m.  We scurried over to the convention centre to get our favourite tables.  Only about 10 people here so far.

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10:30 a.m. We do a “Chinese gift exchange”.  It has other names but basically when your turn comes up you can choose a gift to open or steal a gift that someone has already opened.  I had to go out to the car to wrap my gift.

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11:30 a.m. Delaina is contemplating a layout.

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12:30 p.m. My first finish – a block for the Adventure Block swap.

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1:30 p.m. A spot of lunch and my second finish – two blocks for the 6 inch block swap…

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2:30 p.m. The first gift is being opened…. it was a cat puzzle, a cat and quilts book and a gorgeous bag kit with lots of embellishments.  I stole it once but just couldn’t hang on to it.

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3:30 p.m. The room is pretty full now.  There were about thirty women sewing away.

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4:30 p.m. My friend and table mate, Dahn, is sewing a table runner.

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5:30 p.m. I spent five minutes or more looking for my yellow thread…. guess where it was….

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6:30 p.m.  Dinners were catered.  Ribs, chicken, braised cabbage, potatoes, yams (not on the table yet) and salad and a yummy bbq sauce.  Delicious!

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7:30 p.m. These five ladies are from Haines Alaska.  They haven’t travelled the furthest (that would be me) but they come from Another Country!

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8:30 p.m. Finish number three – this apron is for my new three year old step granddaughter who I’ll be going to meet in a few weeks.

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10:30 p.m. Missed an hour somewhere.  We lay our finished items out on the auditorium floor.  It’s starting to fill up.

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And it was off to bed for me.  I’ll be back tomorrow to show you some more finishes and mail from the last week.

Janet

12 comments:

  1. Enjoyed seeing your day! Thanks for sharing it! Looks like you got a lot done & lots of fun too! Looking forward to seeing more tomorrow!

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  2. Fun post. Looks like you had a great time at your retreat! :)

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  3. wow! you had a busy... and LONG day x

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  4. I'm certain I would have forgotten the pictures without an alarm set each hour. You got a lot done and it looks like you had fun too.

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  5. Janet I LOVE your "photo an hour" posts! Please don't stop sharing your days with us like this. Love the swap block and it looks like the retreat was so much fun!

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  6. Janet, what fun you had! It's also amazing that you remembered to take a photo each hour. Thanks for sharing with us :)

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  7. Hey Janet--wow, so many pictures of me! I have decided 2 things--Weight Watchers and AA. LOL. It was an awesome retreat and I love seeing your picture an hour posts...

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  8. Really sounds like you had a terrific time at the retreat , lots of great photos !

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  9. So my question is...what exactly WAS Dahn doing "bobbing" for beers at 8:30 in the morning????

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  10. looks like a good time was had by all,

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