Friday, September 30, 2011

September 30, 2011

quiet house
dogs at the groomer

morning appointment
dogs to the groomers
quilt laid out and pinned
and half quilted
chores mostly done

Thursday, September 29, 2011

September 29, 2011

ever watchful
autumn sunset

tutoring at 
Student Link and
at home
dinosaur arrives
quilt top finished

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

September 28, 2011

art auction
making the winning bid
dinosaur sculpture

good news 
from our vet
the world looks
sunny and bright
happily exhausted

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011

harvesting under
the fern

tutoring students
cataloguing books
much needed nap
chiropractor and errands
day ends with quilting

Monday, September 26, 2011

September 26, 2011

picking strawberries
in the rain
a hummer flits past

balancing act
checkbook antics
cat watches

heavy rains
quiet day inside
working on the computer
with Sasha helping
pieced more of my quilt

Sunday, September 25, 2011

September 25, 2011

splitting headache
periwinkle asters
in the rain

good day for Sasha
everyone happy
heavy rains and winds
followed by sun
more quilt piecing

Saturday, September 24, 2011

September 24, 2011

sunny fall day
picking up dog poop
a tree frog hops by

bad news 
on Sasha’s labs
pieced more of
my bed quilt
Sasha eats

Friday, September 23, 2011

September 23, 2011

yellow leaves
gently dropping
wind chimes sing

opening my eyes
a worm scurries by
morning shower

Sasha’s blood results
mine--three days
and still waiting
Sasha’s vet rocks!

therapy appointment
weekly chores done
three quilts finished
vet visit
quiet evening ahead

Thursday, September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011

picking strawberries
with Oliver filling
my bucket his stomach

reds oranges
western glow
behind fir trees

the penultimate 
fugacious leaf

early start
vet tech pills Sasha
morning and evening
work week completed
three quilts squared

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

September 21, 2011

out the door
a furry caterpillar

teaching bridge
vet visit
quilted two quilts

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011

half moon
high above
clear blue sky

dog climbs
cat furniture bridge
food quest

a sandy beach
warmed by the sun
sleeping dragon

tetanus shot
thanks Sasha
laid out three quilts
quilted largest
sunny fall day

Monday, September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011

gliding up
the glass door
a snail

pilling Sasha
finger bitten 
finished third 
quilt top
snail in my shower

Sunday, September 18, 2011

September 18, 2011

tentacles waving
a slug stops by
morning shower

motionless night
silent wind chimes 
a distant owl hoots

drizzly night
fog flows down 
the ravine

quiet day at home
writing poetry
quilting reading
napping with Sasha
chasing Oliver

Saturday, September 17, 2011

September 17, 2011

are rare
on Vashon Island

a sword pierces
the air fills with atomies
causing a carmageddon

rainy fall day
catching up on writing
dogs sleep

promenading down
long purple walkway

Sasha home from vet
Chauncey’s bandage changed
lovely autumn rainy day
pieced most of a quilt
welcome nap

Friday, September 16, 2011

September 16, 2011

wind chimes
sounding over the
owl’s hoot

early to the vet
Sasha’s ultrasound
slug wishes us
good luck
sun sets at last

Thursday, September 15, 2011

September 15, 2011

wind chimes
calming a restless mind
dogs snore

math papers
the sun shines

Chauncey gets 
several lumps removed
last tutoring of the week
errands accomplished
missed my nap

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

September 14, 2011

purple paint
on a white paw
helpful dog

tutoring students
sorting library books
teaching bridge class
vet visits for four pets
very busy day

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

September 13, 2011

driving home
from the vet
maple tree turning

tea mug falls 
from car roof
dogs scatter
recycling all over
Sasha has good vet visit

Monday, September 12, 2011

September 12, 2011

harvest moon
rising over fir trees
full and orange

quilts laid out
temperatures drop
painting continues
lovely game of Mahjong
super Monday

Sunday, September 11, 2011

September 11, 2011

summer arrives
late this year
students moan

fairies dance
dragons fly
quilt squares

motorcycle club
enjoys the island
a butterfly soars

fairies dragons
unicorns horses
all getting together
in one quilt

Saturday, September 10, 2011

September 10, 2011

through the bedroom window
piercing darkness

lots of fabric
to be cut 
another set of quilts
figs grapes peaches strawberries
summer bounty abounds

Friday, September 9, 2011

September 9, 2011

an internet friend
meeting face to face
over ice cream

catching up
after long week
ice cream with a friend
piecing more on my
bed quilt

Thursday, September 8, 2011

September 8, 2011

dieting dog climbs
onto the kitchen counter
discovers cat food

dog chews hard
to eat with
only twelve teeth

couches return
from storage
first week tutoring
errand runs
time for quilting

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

September 7, 2011

slugs abundant
on purple deck
nighttime walk

new schedule
tutoring three
mornings each week
challenging transitions 
fuchsias in bloom

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

new beginnings at
the alternative high school
volunteer tutors

driving home
after playing Mahjongg
with friends
a blue jay
flies past

Monday, September 5, 2011

September 5, 2011

a brown moth
under the purple shelf
morning shower

kitchen cabinet mostly finished
online banking conquered
gas leak detected
ground bees discovered
quilt top completed

Sunday, September 4, 2011

September 4, 2011

summer afternoon
my cat and I

fabric becomes squares
which become strips
small and large
joined alternately
eventually a quilt top

Saturday, September 3, 2011

September 3, 2011

a baby robin splashes
in the pond

dogs barking
a doe and her
twin fawns

Sasha perkier
1620 3.5” squares
972 6.5” squares
cut for quilting
happily exhausted

Friday, September 2, 2011

September 2, 2011

grapes figs
holiday weekend

cat worries
vet out of state
summer fruits
school orientation
weekend ahead

Thursday, September 1, 2011

September 1, 2011

calendar page turns
baby robins
hunt worms

three quilts
student schedules
long day