Monday, June 29, 2009

I'm Back

We've been up in the Northwest visiting family and friends. We spent a couple days at the beach which means a visit to the Latimer Quilt and textile center. Here are a few of the lovely quilts that were on display. DD took pictures for me. It was a way to keep her entertained while I looked longer than she wanted. I think she did a wonderful job.




The spinners were meeting on the day we visited. They were creating some lovely things. This amazing lady took time to show DD how she made yarn and told us a little of her travels. She has been all over the world on a sailboat. She takes this portable spinning wheel with her on her travels. We really enjoyed her stories.
The boys went out crabbing. For some strange reason Latimer's is not their favorite place to spend time. They caught a few crabs. The tides were not the best for crabbing but they had a great time. Here are the fishermen.
And here they are cleaning their catch. How this can be funner than Latimer's I'll never know.

16 comments:

  1. Sounds like you had a fun vacation! Amazing quilts displayed!

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  2. It does sound like a fun vacation. I love the gorgeous quilts.

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  3. Your daughter took great photos! Lovely quilty works... Wow!

    Boys will be boys... always different interests then the gals... 8-)

    Glad you had a good holiday!

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  4. Looks like a fun time. Love those quilts.

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  5. She took some great pictures! Glad you all had a good visit :)

    Welcome back!

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  6. All sounds good. Thanks to you and DD for the quilty pics

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  7. I wonder if those people know how blessed they are to have such a center. What a wonderful place and a great exhibit. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Sounds like a wonderful vacation! I love the quilts in the shop! Great pictures, thanks for sharing!

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  9. Many years ago, I knew a lady who lived on a boat and made quilts. It was very interesting listening to how she stored her supplies and worked on the quilts. We make do with the space we have!

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  10. Beautiful things - the textiles, not the crabs! However, I do love to eat them - the crabs, not the textiles. :) blessings, marlene

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  11. Love those quilts, particularly the koi one! What a fun trip!

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  12. What a great trip. The quilts are so pretty and unusual. The fish is fantastic.

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  13. DD did in fact do a fantastic job taking photos of the quilts. Some real eye-catching work here. Not as much fun as crab catching (?) I guess, ha? Hee. So glad you got away and had a nice family time! Oh and that spinning is really cool.

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  14. Looks like a fun get away! The quilt and textile centre looks interesting.

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  15. I am a north coast girl and I really miss the fresh stuff - fresh crabs and salmon and halibut and sole and ...
    Those pictures brought back great memories for me.

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  16. Good stuff!! Great pictures!!! Thank you for sharing!!

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