Tuesday, September 12, 2006


Yesterday was 9/11. Even though it's been 5 years, sometimes it feels like yesterday. Living within the NYC metro area, we knew people who died that day. My husband proposed to me at Windows on the World, the restaurant on the top of the WTC. Just makes you think, know what I mean?

This is a little 3D wallhanging I did about 8 years ago. It faces the front door so people see as they come into the house. It's not too big and it fits perfectly in between the 2 closet doors.

I think Murphy lives in my attic. Either that or we're just cursed;> Thursday I ended up being admitted to the hospital with chest pains. All the tests came back normal. They've not been able to figure out the cause, so today I had the first half of a stress test. Then on Saturday, Mike was going to mow the lawn. The mower wouldn't start. He had to borrow the neighbor's rider. Sunday, he found that the shower in the newly remodeled bathroom leaks. Great. Monday, I had to work so he decided to do a load of wash. There's no spin cycle. He wrung out each piece so he could put them in the dryer. And, last but not least, our frost free freezer is no longer frost free. Thank goodness for maintenance agreements. Can anyone tell me what the heck is going on??? I'm looking over my shoulder for the cast of "Punk'd" to please jump out and tell me it's all a joke.
Oh well, tomorrow's another day. I've been trying to keep up with everybody's blogs. I'm reading as fast as I can, so forgive me if I don't comment. I think everyone's quilts are so beautiful, you're all such good piecers/appliquers. I love being able to see a little bit into all of your worlds, it makes me realize that no matter where we live, what color we are, we are all basically the same-we're quilters. And that's enough for me.


Jeanne said...

Oh, Eileen, that's waaaaay too many challenges at once! Hang in there!
Hope your stress test result comes back OK.
Hugs ~ Jeanne

Linda_J said...

Oh, Eileen, I am so sorry you are having such a lousy time of it and then chest pains to boot?

Remember that little guy in the old Al Capp comics that had a bunch of consonants for his name and a big old black cloud over his head--just his head, no one else's. Think you are like JOE?

Sweet P said...

I hope things get better soon. Just give "Murphy" a kick in the seat of the pants and send him his way.

Gail said...

Boy, you really have had a time of it- I hope that you now have anice long period without any problems at all.

Shelina said...

They say things happen in threes, so you've had your three and you are free for a long long while. Don't count your chest pains - that was just stress from the anniversary.