My birthday


Many quilter’s make quilts to celebrate moments. I have found that many call making a quilt to commemorate  a  50th birthday a Jubilee quilt. There is something about making this day about celebrating and joy that appeals to me. There is a Biblical connotation to jubilee but I won’t get into that on this post. I decided after dreading this day for months to rethink this into celebrating the day. 2016-05-25 19.51.46

I started the day off sewing two more of these blocks before work. See post here about this quilt. During my 50th year , I am making this Emerald quilt (my birthstone) with 50 different green centers. I have loved this quilt since I first saw it on the internet, click link to see detail about this quilt and it’s pattern by Mary Fons. I am going to savor the process and find some awesome greens during my travels this year.

I went to work, had a most awesome lunch with my friend Carol who spoils me rotten. We shared lunch, had quilty talk and ideas…. ahhh perfection. For dinner I was treated by my husband to a fabulous meal and I forgot to get a picture of these meals. We had a warm brownie with icecream on it, yummmmm. A very special time with him to talk and laugh about being the age for an AARP invitation.  I had tons of well wishes, phone calls from my family and text messages and video messages. If only every day were so wonderful.

It all went well with these beverages.

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and to end this day, I toasted to a wonderful jubilee year. I drank Guinness from my Galway crystal champagne flute. I had that planned for months.

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Most awesome!

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