Wednesday, October 31, 2012

October 31, 2012

one day
two inches of rain
dogs howl

proctoring exams
correcting math papers
teaching bridge
vet visit

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012

at the sauna door
my cat

lots of math
to correct
a quilt bound
fabric picked for
a baby quilt

Monday, October 29, 2012

October 29, 2012

my next novel
a frog croaks

one quilt pieced
another quilted
and squared
clearing the decks for

Sunday, October 28, 2012

October 28, 2012

washing pine needles
from shower shelves
sun break

laying out
three more quilts
tutoring a student
a few more inches

Saturday, October 27, 2012

October 27, 2012

warping my loom
green on green
the cat watches

finish the warping
I began a year ago
cutting some squares
for the next set of quilts
pouring rain

Friday, October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012

a tree frog
scooting under the hot tub
winter approaches

for my car
to be serviced
a quilt top

Thursday, October 25, 2012

October 25, 2012

along the shower wall
a banana slug

thirteen books
four students
more squares sewn

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

October 24, 2012

first tattoos
mother son

tutoring geometry
marking attendance
therapy appointment
starting to piece
the next quilt

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

October 23, 2012

a cat’s whiskers
tickle my cheek
morning alarm

a doctor’s appointment 
a quilting injury
torn cartilage

Monday, October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012

the slug glides
below the shower handle
a flock of birds

my novel
sent to layout
squares cut
for a new quilt
all laid out

Sunday, October 21, 2012

October 21, 2012

clouds drift
souring overhead
a crow caws

new bed quilt
novel revisions
ready to send off
temperatures drop

Saturday, October 20, 2012

October 20, 2012

falling raindrops
making bubbles
hot tub soak

quilt laid out
nearly finished
my novel revisions
watching a student in Grease
quilt half quilted

Friday, October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012

a small slug
above the soap dish
morning shower

and errands
quilt top finished
flannel back
washed and sewn

Thursday, October 18, 2012

October 18, 2012

school budget
no money for books
a crow caws

students waiting
for tutoring help
history, decimals,
algebra and 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012

wet feet
tracking pine needles
autumn storm

cataloguing books
tutoring students
teaching bridge
vet farm visit

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012

to an appointment
a slug on the walkway

Student Link
in the morning
tutoring and reading
in the afternoon
wind lessens

Monday, October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012

a sandwich
for dinner
power outage

five pairs of
pajama pants
tutoring a student
lunch with a friend
island power outage

Sunday, October 14, 2012

October 14, 2012

pine needles
floating in the hot tub
autumn winds

three more rows
on the quilt top
prologue revised
pajama pants cut out
one pair sewn

Saturday, October 13, 2012

October 13, 2012

dew drops
on spider webs
hot tub soak

two more rows
pieced on new quilt top
2376 words in the prologue
for my novel
flannel pajama pants

Friday, October 12, 2012

October 12, 2012

one quarter
of a quilt top
the cat watches

followed by errands
piecing a quilt top
doing laundry
granddaughter turns four

Thursday, October 11, 2012

October 11, 2012

tutoring a student
a robin splashes
in the birdbath

work week ends
tutoring several students
pressing seams
cutting squares
quilt top ready to piece

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

October 10, 2012

a quilt top
the cat sleeps

tutoring and
piecing squares
Calliope helps
weather turning cold

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

October 9, 2012

front yard
awash in birds
the cat sleeps

tutoring geometry
doing paperwork
my bedroom
third dog crate

Monday, October 8, 2012

October 8, 2012

gently lifting
the hot tub lid
a tree frog sleeps

a few more squares
most of the day
spent reading
a great novel

Sunday, October 7, 2012

October 7, 2012

in the sauna
joined by a cat

cutting strips
into smaller strips
sewing them
into squares
quilt piecing

Saturday, October 6, 2012

October 6, 2012

a plump robin
in the birdbath
indoor cat watches

sewing and
quilt strips
cat portal

Friday, October 5, 2012

October 5, 2012

two frogs
in the hot tub and shower
an island mourns

therapy appointment
and a haircut
new housecleaner
sewing quilt strips
doing chores

Thursday, October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012

weight of the world
too soon
a freshman’s suicide

and tutoring
running errands
finishing a book
the dogs sleeping

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

October 3, 2012

glass-topped desk
the cats steps

teaching geometry
and bridge
for a dog and a cat

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

October 2, 2012

a hole
in the closet door
cat portal

learning about
the library database
tutoring two students
algebra and geometry
marking papers

Monday, October 1, 2012

October 1, 2012

a woodpecker
on the utility pole
a squirrel jump

cutting fabric
sewing strips
a new quilt begun
watching anime
sun sets