You may remember a couple weeks ago I went over to Country Threads to teach a session at camp. I had a blast. Mary and I talked and had thought I might come over for the next camp but my schedule and theirs didn’t mesh so it was decided that I wouldn’t come. Then the campers showed up and camper Lani asked, “Where’s Jo?”
Mary called me…then we went into scramble mode and I worked on rearranging my schedule. I ended up visiting on Thursday afternoon so that I could meet my loyal blog reader, Lani and the other gals from camp.
It was so fun! What is it about quilters…it just seems like they are all kindred spirits. I ended up sticking around and went out to eat supper with them..What a hoot!! My only regret was that I didn’t get a picture with all the camp gals as the other campers were so fun too.
Of course, my family questioned my sanity once again saying, “Mom..it’s the internet and you don’t even know this lady.” It was the same thing they said when I went to meet Laurel and that turned out great too.
Lani gifted me the GREATEST bag….
It’s a bag meant to carry a quilt. Oh I can see me using this bag LOTS!
When I got home in the mail was the greatest note. It was from the gal that manages our local vet clinic, Lori. I have known her for several years. We’ve swapped stories and woes when I’ve been in to pick up medicine and supplies for the farm. She’s a real sweetheart. She knows I donate quilts to causes and sent me a gift certificate to use at the local quilt shop as a way of “paying it forward” along with sympathies about Gracie’s passing.
Honestly…Thursday was one of my best days. Connecting with people who are kindred spirits means so much more than a clean house, a perfect schedule, or accomplished work. It’s one of those little life lessons I wish I would have learned earlier in life.