Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Yard Projects – 2018

If you know me then you know that I usually have at least one outdoor project rolling around in my head. Last year it was supposed to be the fire pit area, but we just never got to it. This … Continue reading

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Prayer Shawl #3 – May 2018

I didn’t intend to crochet another prayer shawl. It just happened. You see, when I went to Atlanta in May I took enough yarn to make myself a fancy black shawl: We headed to Atlanta on a Tuesday so I … Continue reading

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More Concrete Statues

I wish that the garden center would stop carrying so many cute concrete statues. This is what I came home with this time: An angry little bird… a cute little kitten… Another sleeping kitten… And a cat in mid-stretch. Typically … Continue reading

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Spring Cross Update – 6-24-18

At the end of May this is what the Spring Cross looked like after I had finished the first page. It’s really starting to look good. Here is what it looks like after a few more weeks of progress: There … Continue reading

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Woodworking Projects

Now that Jay has his workshop back together he has been busy making dust again. What has he been working on? Well, he has built a table for the rain barrel that I want to set up in the back … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #11

In the Army This blanket’s true colors really don’t show up very well in this picture. I keep missing natural light and so I had to use my cross stitching lamp to light it up. I used a camouflaged multi-colored … Continue reading

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The Basement Project – Final Day

It was here! The final day of this project. I couldn’t wait to have a dry basement! This was definitely an improvement, but it was almost finished! Day 4 was concrete day. These guys mixed it in the basement using … Continue reading

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