Check List

I can’t believe that Dagmar’s graduation is one week away!

The kids are teasing about my pile of lists – even adding nonsense things to them to confuse me! (Would you believe somebody actually wrote “chip concrete from my toes” on one list?!)

But the truth is – we’re making good progress.


Dagmar’s photo collage is done, we’ve dug out all the awards and ribbons, the invitations are sent and her senior picture is framed.

The dining room chairs are recovered.

The freezer is full of buns and cookies. (Just how many cookies and buns do you need for an Open House? I don’t know about you – but I always feel like it’s a little bit more than I already have!)

Remember my week-long quilting frenzy in March? The one in which I spent an entire week cutting and sewing 3 inch blocks together and ended up with 2 twin size quilt tops?

FinishedWould you believe that I actually finished hand quilting one quilt!!! It is now laying on Dagmar’s bed.  I hope to be done with Angel Girl’s quilt this weekend.

We have sanded, stained, and varnished the window and door trim from the sun room and the 2 basement doors (some of the downstairs trim that didn’t get finished before Matt’s graduation last year.)

Then there was the school room. Remember my mess?

2The desk and unused computers were replaced with a futon thus transforming the room into a guest room/library. (Look Uncle Tim – You now have a bed to sleep on when you come!)

And the piles of stuff on the floor waiting to be sorted? Well – just between you and me – I repackaged what was left and hid it somewhere else. 🙂 You won’t tell will you?

I still need to make a last minute grocery list.

Wash windows.

Hang the finished trim.

Oh – and  we should probably clean house!

I think I need a new list.

One thought on “Check List

  1. I had to come back & reread this post again… So many things left to do but like you, little-by-little I am getting there! Such an exciting time yet such a busy time as well. In the bottom of my heart, it’s quite hard for me to believe that our free-spirited, bouncy, blonde-haired girls are graduating… Love you friend!


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