Settling In

Welp, I’ve been living in KCMO for a whole month now.  It flew by but it also feels like I’ve been here forever if that makes any sense.

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My eldest son flew w/me to help carry-on my pets BUT my pets ended up not being able to fly w/us because I purchased hard carriers instead of soft and they were too tall to fit under the seat of the AA plane.  Long story short, my sis and nephew flew them out to me a few weeks later and visited for a couple of days.  It rained the entire time they were here but I still showed her around the city and introduced her to delicious burnt ends at Joe’s Kansas City.

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The pets are now settled in. Moe really enjoys the big yard but Inka hasn’t ventured out yet. I’m sure she will soon.

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The only thing I don’t like about the Midwest so far is the creepy, crawlin’ Charlottes. That’s what I call spiders. This cute little house must’ve been empty and untreated for several months because Charlotte’s webs were covering all the bushes and shrubs outside and all over in the garage. I promptly ordered pest control because I can’t stand creepy, crawlin’ Charlottes! I ONLY like spiders and webs as quilt designs! If you look closely at this next pic you can see Charlotte’s Web in the trees. I gotta be real careful where I walk here.

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I saved setting up my sewing room until 2 days after the pest control guy came out to ensure I wouldn’t see any half-dying Charlottes trying to escape their inevitable death down in the basement.

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Work is everything I knew it would be and it keeps me super busy but I have managed to bind two quilts; my Halloween Scrappy Webs and Autumn Arkansas Traveler.  I had them both quilted by Linda Powell @itsallaboutthequilt (IG) before I left AZ.

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Oh yeah…I found a church! I have visited several but have settled on and enjoy attending Relevant Church and I’m looking forward to starting the Priscilla Shirer’s Armor of God Bible Study next week.

Until next time, Happy Stitchin’ and God Bless!

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Making Moves

For real though!

As anyone who reads my blog or follows on FB or IG knows, I started traveling to Kansas City for work this summer.

Well, I guess I’m doing a good job, because the company I work for… the company I have worked for all of my adult life (besides that short stint at Doña Ana County), made me an offer I couldn’t refuse. And long story short, I’m moving to Kansas City!

Yes it’s humid. But to me, the humidity is no worse than the extreme temps in Phoenix.

Yes, I know there are tornadoes. When it’s my time to go, it’s my time to go. It won’t matter what city I’m in. Besides, I know where I’m going when that time comes so I’m not worried. Plus they have delicious BBQ!

Yes, I know it gets very cold, and has snow/ice storms in the winter. It’s easier to warm up than to cool off plus, I don’t work outdoors. And, remember, I am from Colorado.

Did I mention the delicious BBQ?

Yes, I will miss my family and friends, dearly, but we are blessed w/amazing technology and I’m only a 2.5hr flight away!

Oh, and this is my cute little rental until I decide where to buy.

This is an awesome opportunity and I am super excited! Let the adventures begin!

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I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Psalm‬ ‭27:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬

Refinished

I got this step stool several years ago from friends who were moving out of state. I took it not only because it’s my favorite color but w/the intention of refinishing it.


When I found this lovely canvas print at Goodwill around the same time, I knew it was meant to be.


I just didn’t think it would take me 3 years!


But I can now tick this off my “To Do” list!
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I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. – Psalms‬ ‭130‬:‭5‬ NLT