Those Crazy Cats

Posted on October 30, 2010 by sonjabarrie

I just did a workshop at one of my quilt guilds, Flying Geese. It was a short 3 hour lesson on how to make a quilt called Those Crazy Cats by Buggy Barn. I just thought it was so cool I took some photos to show you.  No this is NOT the one I made, […]

The deer have nowhere to go!

Posted on October 26, 2010 by sonjabarrie

The fire did a lot more than just burn down a few houses, it has destroyed a large area of the ecosystem, that is really apparent when it comes to the deer. When I talk about the ecosystem I'm talking about the thousands of acres that were burnt and the effect it has had on […]

I did it in one day!

Posted on October 24, 2010 by sonjabarrie

My back didn't appreciate it but I drove straight through!  I usually don't manage to get the car packed and on the road until mid afternoon which means an overnight stop at the halfway point: Virgin River Hotel in Mesquite. It's cheap and cheerful and clean, all you need when all you want to do […]

Everybody sing: The hills are dead……..

Posted on October 22, 2010 by sonjabarrie

Sad but true.  Not only would I starve if I had to sing for my supper but the hills around these parts really do seem more dead than alive.  I don't think Julie Andrews would have much to sing about, well at least until next spring anyway. Everywhere you look all you see are blackened […]

Fire in Herriman

Posted on October 20, 2010 by sonjabarrie

Managed to do a drive around the area today and have a look at the damage done by the fire in Herriman.  It is really apparent as you drive around the scope of the damage: burnt hillsides everywhere and I managed to get some photos of the house that burnt down very near The Cove.  […]

Should I be worried?

Posted on October 16, 2010 by sonjabarrie

Should I be worried? Read this in my local free paper “The Saddleback Valley News”, it’s named after the local mountain range which strangely enough is called the Saddleback Mountains. ‘Sandbags available to Mission Viejo residents Free sandbags are available to residents at several locations throughout the city. The pre-filled bags, provided on a first-come, […]

On the road again!

Posted on October 14, 2010 by sonjabarrie

On the road again! Yeah back on the road up to Utah, I think this needs to be my signature tune!  Spent over 6 hours driving yesterday and another 6 plus today and my back is telling me about it. The drive was pretty good though thank goodness, no problems at all, let’s hope the […]

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