Tuesday, August 13, 2013

WOYWW 219!!!

Hello my wonderful WOYWW pals!  It's been so long since I've joined in.  For those of you that aren't familiar with WOYWW it was started by Julia, who hosts this huge blog hop.  To visit all the blogs go to Stamping Ground.   People from all over the world share their desks, in all their glory.

I took the condo off the market so am slowly getting my craft supplies back out where I can see them.  I found that the saying "out of sight, out of mind" definitely applies to me!  I can't believe what I've found so far.
Remember this?  It's a vest that I started knitting and realized that when I bound off some stitches for the second armhole that it didn't line up with the first armhole.  I dug it out of hiding and have been working on it.  I figure I might get it done in time for fall.

Instead of crafting I've been reading, a lot.  I'm on book number eight of a series written by Maggie Sefton.  The books are murder mysteries that take place in a mountain town in Colorado.  They are quick reads and I'm glad that I'm on the last one in this series.  

I sit in my backyard to read and get some fresh air.  I enjoy watching the hummingbirds enjoy my honeysuckle and russian sage plants.  I tried to get an "action shot" but couldn't.
Thank you for visiting.  Please leave your number in your comment so I can pay you a visit.  I will also visit those that end in the same number as me.  

Peace,
Kay

38 comments:

Nan G said...

Good to see you back! Love the hummingbird pic. Good luck with that knitting. :) Murder mysteries...right up my alley. Happy WOYWW! Nan G #4

Regina Hamilton said...

I love finding things that I have forgotten about. Good luck on completing the vest. happy crafting #2

Darnell J Knauss said...

Welcome back, Kay! I do remember the vest and it's good to see you getting back to it and to crafting!

I LOVE your nonaction shot of the incredible hummer! I seem to mostly get them in action so when I see one just sitting like that, it awes me.

Have a wonderful week! Oh and thanks for the bookie info; sounds right up my alley on the genre! Darnell #19

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I have missed you Kay. It's good to connect with you again. I am a big mystery fan, so this might be right up my alley.

I wish I could sit outside to read. Either the mosquitoes get me, the rain drowns me, or the sun bakes me. Things out your way are far nicer, I can see.

Happy WOYWW from #1.

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

I think it's great to enjoy your time relaxing and when the weather is great, outdoors is where it's at. Time goes so quickly. Thank you so much for stopping by the past few weeks, I just wasn't up to commenting, but starting to be back in the thick of things. Thanks for sharing the great pictures. Enjoy !

Helen said...

great to see you again!! Hope you get your knitting sorted! Helen 21

Neet said...

Hi Kay, lovely to have you back. When I was over in America I tried and tried to get a picture of a hummingbird and couldn't, I think yours is a real accomplishment.
Hope you get the knitting sorted.
Hugs, Neet xx 66

Bridget Larsen said...

Wondered where yo had disappeared to, now we know. Its great to get back to basics and read, I am currently reading off my kindle every night and playing on my ipad as well to destress
Bridget #15

Anne said...

So glad to see that 'you've come out to play again' Kay. Love the Hummingbird photo. Happy WOYWW Anne x #76

Victoria said...

hello hello! Lovely to see what you're up to!

Eliza said...

Hi Kay, It is amazing what we find tucked away somewhere in those boxes we hide away from time to time. I have a few of those somewhere around here. Love the picture of the hummingbird, just saw a movie flick on quite a few in action, never seen one before that. Happy crafting and thanks for sharing your space.

Happy WOYWW
Eliza & Yoda 14

My name is Cindy said...

Hi Kay, Good to see you. Hope you find lots more hidden delights to get you crafting!! Love the little humming bird, how amazing to have those in your back garden! I gbot excited by a chaffinch the other day. Happy WOYWW Cindy #85

Maisie Moonshine said...

Hi Kay, good to have you back. I'm a big reader too and if I've got a good book on the go - nothing else gets a look in! Hope your vest goes OK, the colour is lovely. MMx #83

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Woohoo...she's back! I've missed you on the desks, Kay..great to see you again! I'm just waiting for Julia and I to turn up and then we are off to Marlborough to meet Annie, another desker for lunch. Wish you were here!
Hugs, LLJ 60 xx

Belinda Basson said...

Someone else had a video of these birds on their blog this morning. #46

Neesie said...

Hello there Kay,
I've decided not to show my temporary desk (the kitchen table) again this week, so I'm nipping to see other WOYWWer's desks instead! ;D
I can never seem to draw, photograph, post and visit all within the timescale...well not recently anyway.

I adore sitting reading outside listening and watching the birds. It's good for the soul I'm sure :D

Word has got out that there are new feeders up in my garden.
No hummingbirds here in Scotland (well not as far as I know) but I've had robins, gold-finches, bull-finches, great tits, blue tits and cute tiny wrens to name but a few.
Enjoy you free time which ever way you choose to spend it.
Neesie no number :D

okienurse said...

excellent pictures! Love how sharp the humming bird is. I have feeders out but don't seem to have anyone coming by to feed. I can identify with the 'finding' things you didn't know had gone missing! Hope you have a great week. Vickie #107

famfa said...

Welcome back. Hope you get the vest sorted. Thanks for your visit. Socks are very easy once you get the hang of using four needles. I'm told its a mathematical sequence but I just follow the pattern.
Thanks for visiting
Famfa 7

Winnie said...

Love the colors you are using on your vest! I am enjoying your photos. I have only seen hummingbirds in NM when I visited there once and tried to get them to visit in NYC but no luck yet! I jotted the author down,as I love mysteries! CO is beautiful my step son lives there, so now I am curious! Winnie#85

The Taming of the Glue said...

Glad you're back with us. Beautiful photo of the humming bird and good luck with the knitting! Have a great week. Hugs. Pam#33

mamapez5 said...

Well 'long time no see' but welcome back. I'd like to sit and rad in your back yard among the flowers and humming birds. Beats cicadas any day!
I hope you get the vest finished in time to make use of it. Kate x #59

scrappystickyinkymess said...

Well done for not abandoning your knitting-gone-wrong. You'll have to sear it to the next WOYWW crop....it's not too far to come is it? :)


Happy (so late) WOYWW!
Mary Anne (37)

fairy thoughts said...

welcome back to blogland. sometimes you need a break and start again .... good luck with the kntting. I visited friends in Sierra Vista Arizona and loved watching the hummingbirds in their garden i'm not surprised you didn't get an action shot , they are soo fast
janet #44

Julie Ann Lee said...

Oh lucky you, you are one of those deskers with humming birds! How beautiful they are! Someone should create a rubber stamp of them. Julie Ann xx #39

Cazzy said...

Happy WOYWW Kay!

I love that you have hummingbirds in the garden!

I hope you get the vest sorted too.

Cazzy x #103

VonnyK said...

Nice to see you back again. I love the photo of the hummingbird, suck a gorgeous little thing. My kntting looks like moths have been at it, that's why I gave up. Enjoy your reading, I bought a book months ago and still haven't been able to start it.
Have a great week.
Von #13

Andrea said...

sound s like you are really enjoying your reading thanks for sharing the fab photos I'd love to see a a hummingbird for real but this is as good as it will get...much appreciated as I dont imagine they are easy to photograph either,have a great week and happy crafting Hugs Andrea#57

The Taming of the Glue said...

Hi, I teach on British ships. The cruise lines are Fred Olsen and Cruise & Maritime. Thanks for your visit. Pam#33

MaryH said...

Hi Kay, loved the pictures & glad you are working on your vest again. I'm the same with the Out of Sight thing. So happy to hear you are doing things that are relaxing & resting you from all the day-to-day stress, and hope things are progressing in a satisfactory manner. Can't wait to see your finished vest. TFS & Hugs! Keeping you in thoughts & prayers.

MaggieC said...

Welcome back to the blogs. That is a lovely photo even if it is not an action shot. How wonderful to have humming birds around. By the way, I reckon your fuel is still cheaper than hours. I am dreading filling my fuel tank with diesel next week, but I am looking forward to driving it. Thank you for your visit this week. xx Maggie #116

voodoo vixen said...

I have to admit, I have a box of UFO's that all need something doing to them to make them 'finished'... maybe I should just bite the bullet and do some! LOL Love your hummingbird pic, they are such lovely birds but really hard to phtograph.Annette #9

butlersabroad said...

Welcome back Kay, we've missed you. Glad to see the jumper is back out, love those colours, perhaps you can still wear it this year after all! Beautiful Hummingbird pic, we get them in our garden too but they never stay still long enough for a photo!

Hugs
Brenda 5

Lindsay Weirich said...

good luck with the knitting, I hate it when a big project doesn't turn out right. Happy late woyww Lindsay 104

Teresa Kline said...

I am not much of a reader, but those books you are reading sound interesting, thanks for sharing! I adore your photos, what a beautiful sight.

enjoy *~*

DottyA Cards & Things said...

Hi Whimsygirl!
Thanks for stopping by it was good to hear from you.... you may not be doing crafts as much but you are diffently doing things you LOVE and that's what's important!!! You take the Best pics... I so enjoy my visits!!

Nikki said...

Hey Kay
Look at us both so busy these days
if I didn't get mine out when I could I'm sure I'd be in the same boat you would be heck I'm just sneaking on the net everyonce and a while happy Late WOYWW hugs Nikki

kattera22 said...

Happy belated WOYWW!! Thank you for your kind comments on my Blog, Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you, What a crazy Week It's been! Lovely craftiness going on on your table and great nature pics also!!

-Tera #101

Daniella said...

Hello my sweet friend!! Thank you for visiting me and leaving a wonderful comment!! You are too kind!!
It is good to hear you are busy with relaxing things!! When I was looking at the things on your table (before I enlarged it) I thought the candle in the back left was a glass of strawberry quick! That brought me back!! I then saw it was a candle but what a fun memory!!
Sorry I'm late :(
xxDaniella#13