Thursday, August 17, 2017

Anyone Remember Me?

Hello, Dear Ones! Is anyone out there? Do you remember me? I sure do hope so. I've taken a very loooooooooooong break from Blogland but I did want to get back as this really is my life. Sometimes we just have to step aside for a bit. So I thought I would let you all know what I've been up to.
Isn't this the sweetest snap? My daughter and her family rented a house in Maine for a couple of weeks and they had a wonderful time. That's my granddog, Finley, in the front with Carter and Camp collecting shells. We have had such a great summer with our babies.
Then...
We had a long over due garage sale! I kept meaning  to get everything ready but kept procrastinating. So Mr. Precious has a way of lighting a fire under me. He started setting up tables in the garage and bringing things up so I had to get on board and sort and price things. In a couple of days our basement was clean! We did pretty well on our sale but still ended up taking quite a bit to Goodwill.

My daughter had brought over lots of things from the babies - clothes, toys and such. I was setting her things up and look what I found!! 
 A preemie Cabbage Patch Baby I bought her in the 80s!! She had some other ones and kept them for Carter and was getting rid of this one. Well, uh uh. I pulled this little baby out of the pile and decided I would keep her! Memories, y'all! So I'll have to give her a bath and make her some new clothes and she can take up residence in my sewing room. Now I feel so much better.

If you follow me on FB or Instagram you may have seen this. Stitchings! Y'all I can't stop. I just keep making one piece after the other. I have tried to talk myself into stopping until I get some of these framed! Well, I stitched another one after my talk to myself! I'm a mess! :)
Mr. Precious and I decided we would tour our state capital building in Albany. It's so beautiful inside. Did you know our governor doesn't even live in Albany? He lives in the city. Albany has some gorgeous olden buildings but it's a rather run down city. Too bad.
Here I am doing my thing - drive by shooting! We have been doing some little short trips this summer and I'll be posting them soon on my travel blog.

Hope you've enjoyed catching up with me. I've missed you and will be coming to see you soon.

You're all my bunch of sweeties,
Shelia :)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~

Homeward Bound

I'm sitting in the railway station.
Got a ticket to my destination.
On a tour of one-night stands my suitcase and guitar in hand.
And every stop is neatly planned for a poet and a one-man band.
Homeward bound,
I wish I was,
Homeward bound,
Home where my thought's escaping,
Home where my music's playing,
Home where my love lies waiting
Silently for me.

Every day's an endless stream
Of cigarettes and magazines.
And each town looks the same to me, the movies and the factories
And every stranger's face I see reminds me that I long to be,
Homeward bound,
I wish I was,
Homeward bound,
Home where my thought's escaping,
Home where my music's playing,
Home where my love lies waiting
Silently for me.

Tonight I'll sing my songs again,
I'll play the game and pretend.
But all my words come back to me in shades of mediocrity
Like emptiness in harmony I need someone to comfort me.
Homeward bound,
I wish I was,
Homeward bound,
Home where my thought's escaping,
Home where my music's playing,
Home where my love lies waiting
Silently for me.
Silently for me.
~ sung by Simon and Garfunkle