Mom and Dad arrived in time for dinner on Friday night. I had talked to them fairly early in the day and knew they were in mom’s car so I was confident there was no lamb making the trip with them. It’s funny at the difference in the way we travel. When I drive home from here, I load up the cooler with water and Dr. Pepper, bring along chips, peanut butter crackers, Special K bars and I don’t stop! When I have to get gas, I get the pumps running, then I run in and visit the restroom and get back to the car in time to put the pump away and hit the road again. Not my parents! They left home early in the morning, and went by their camp “just to check on things”. Then they stopped somewhere for breakfast! I talked to them about 11:30 and they were near McAlester, OK. I talked to them about 2:00 and they were leaving McAlester. Wait a minute! That town isn’t so big that it takes 2-1/2 hours to get through. My dad would cross the U. S. for a Western Sizzlin . They no longer have one in Lake Charles and they saw one in McAlester and had to stop. Then Dad went to put gas in the car and somehow he couldn’t get the keyless ignition thing to work and they had to call Nissan. He hates Mom’s car anyway so I’m sure that was a pleasant experience. But, they made it and that’s all that really matters.
They were so hoping to see snow and we got just a little last night. They were excited! Dad had to call his friend and tell him, then we had to send a picture of the snow to Fred.
For those who had asked to see Santa on Speed (SOS) on the bed, here it is. I love this quilt. Everytime I walk by the bedroom and see it, I smile. The quilt ended up being right at 90″ x 90″ and I think that’s a perfect size for my queen bed. I don’t use the pillow flap so this will be the size I aim for with future quilts for queen beds. You’ve probably noticed that the wall hanging nor the quilt match the bedroom. Darned wall paper border! But, the wall hanging is one that my friend, Eve, made for me several years ago. It’s Eve and me on a bridge and Eve told me to take the little wall hanging with me when I cross bridges and think of her and she’ll help me across. Sorry, Eve, I think it’s going to take more than that. Maybe if Eve would make me a whole quilt . . 🙂