October Skies

I have this sky thing going on.  I have taken HUNDREDS of photos of the sky in the last year.  I am just smitten by our skies.  The clouds, no clouds, jet trails, sunsets.  Not too many sunrises, I don’t get up early enough!

I thought I would share some from this month.  Sept and Oct usually have the greatest skies in western Pennsylvania!

This is from a week or so ago, looking north.

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Earlier today, notice the clouds.  And the trees are for Judy!

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And these last two are late this afternoon.  Steve came in and said “Sky Alert!”  …… that means I grab my camera, slide into my Crocs and run out the back door!

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ELIZABETH…. thank you for naming our calf.  She really needed a name before she got stuck with “hey little girl” for the rest of her life.  For the rest of you, Elizabeth (my 3 1/2 yr old granddaughter) named our 3 week old calf Harriet.  Deeves (Steve) thinks that is a great name.  It is different!  Best of all, if he made a mistake figuring out if it is male or female (he hasnt gotten closer to her than about 6 feet because she is a so fast!) then it could be Harry.  Steve says he watched her pee though, so he’s sure it is a girl.  Aren’t we high tech?

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I have my newest quilt project all cut out and started, ready to work on during my retreat.  Then I realized that the directions did not include the yardage needed for the last outer border.  That really pisses me off when book and pattern authors do that.  I bought all the fabric at Judy’s Sewing Center in Elderton, PA, which is 2 hours from my house.  I mailed them swatches of the fabric that I need more of and luckily they had it.  It will be mailed to me tomorrow.  I love their service.  And I love their fabrics too.  I have bought so much fabric there that they sent me an embroidered bag and told me I am in their “bag lady” club.  I am a little afraid to ask exactly what that means….. but I am sure it is good!

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. AllenQuilts
    Oct 20, 2007 @ 09:22:19

    Hehehehe…Gayle’s a bag lady… 🙂 Love the name for the calf. Good job, Elizabeth!

    Reply

  2. kayp
    Oct 20, 2007 @ 09:59:24

    beautiful skies gayle! have a fun retreat and hope we get to see progress of your new project.

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  3. Judy
    Oct 21, 2007 @ 16:41:19

    Thanks Gayle! 😉
    You’ve got some gorgeous sky shots there!!!
    Have a great retreat!!!!

    Reply

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