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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. I am a longarm quilter who can work for you. I enjoy any style, from pantographs to all-over to full custom, ranging from traditional to modern. I love bringing vintage tops to life and am willing to work with a challenging quilt top. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Monday, April 5, 2021

BOMs Away - Neptune's Gift, and a Large-Bird Easter


Welcome to the Link-up for BOMs Away Mondays!

Where we share what we're doing on a BOM type project
so they don't stall out in UFO-land!
(Linky at the bottom)

I hope you had a nice Easter. It was deliciously warm here, something like 72 degrees and gorgeous. I got a little bit ahead of myself and couldn't resist going out for a walk through the meadows behind us. It took zero effort to convince Scott to come along. 

It's just over a half-mile to stroll along the first stretch, cross the little brooklet on the wood palettes somebody placed there forever ago, meander around the bend  to the connecting meadows, and then you can go up the little rise to sit on a bench and watch the cowbirds and magpies doing their meadow "thing". Walking the half-mile back, we saw a gigantic red-tailed hawk surveying all the pocket gopher trails. Asked him to please come catch lunch from our yard. . . ha!

This photo is from Syracuse University. Check out those TALONS!

I thought that since there's not much hilly-ness to deal with on that walk, and we were being leisurely, I'd be fine. But no, just about 6 months out from getting COVID, that much "exercise" trashed me pretty soundly for the rest of the day. Good thing we didn't have company expecting a fancy meal! I was good for nothing but crashing on the sofa until dragging into bed for the night.

But the fresh air and sunshine sure were nice!

Apparently the large birds in our area all thought so, too - we've never had a turkey in the yard!

Texting the "kids," they thought it was cool that we were visited by an Easter Turkey.

But Navarre looks like he could have lived the rest of his life without seeing one - His face!!  lolol

And then we were visited by this sweet Mallard couple. We've seen them off and on the past two years. He stands guard a few feet away from her while she eats her fill under our bird feeders, and when she's happy and lays down for a moment, he'll grab some food for himself . . . and then they fly back to the pond across the street. We don't see them super often, so it's sweet when we do. The Canada Geese that like the same pond never come to our yard.

Between it being Easter and trashing myself doing too much for the long-COVID, My entire sum of BOM work this week was to wash the fabrics from my Month 2 kit that arrived Thursday, and get the pieces cut out on Saturday for some future action. I didn't do a stitch of sewing this weekend.



I hope you had a pleasant Easter!  Did you happen to do any BOM work? 

Kate over at Katie Mae Quilts has joined me in hosting this meet-up, 

and linking up from either end puts you on the party at both sides.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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  1. I’m sorry the walk was too much for you, but it does sound like a beautiful day. I hope you’re doing better today.


  2. I hope you are feeling better. Your photos are so pretty and love your Easter Turkey visit. Have a wonderful week and thank you so much for hosting the link party. Happy quilting.

  3. It's wonderful you get to watch so much wildlife from the comfort of your home. I miss living in the country.

  4. Six months out, and you're still in COVID recovery?! Wow. I hope you're back to your pre-pandemic self soon. I'm sure the walk in the sunshine was good for you, even if it did tire you out. Happy Easter to you and your bird friends! And washing and prepping work DOES count as sewing. If it doesn't get done, neither can the sewing!

  5. Your cat looks like mine. They are fun to watch! Loving all the foul photos!


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