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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Taking Friday's back

Way back when...
I used to have Friday Fun Days with my boys.

Every Friday we would find some woods to walk in, visit Amish town, go to the city, etc. Even during the school year we would use Fridays as a discovery learning tool. 

I do not remember the last Friday Fun day we have had. Until today. (ok, yesterday, as it is after midnight). 

Up north where we live now, there really isnt a lot of opportunity to hit the woods like I am used to doing, unless we plan to drive awhile. Well I dont care. I am taking Friday Fun Days BACK and if it means I drive, then I drive. 

Today we went to the most beautiful Botanical Gardens in Overland Park, Kansas. It only cost $2 to get in. I saw SO MANY quiltspirations. My photos were just taken with my phone but you get the idea. 




Loved the little garden dancer.
I think this is exactly how I felt today.
I am so at home in the outdoors.
I just LOVE it.



I need to make a floral quilt.
I have always wanted to.
(I havent forgotten my pretty pattern Belinda!)


I think I could sit and stitch here all day long.



Or how about an entire studio in the woods.
Away from it all.
Think they would mind me setting it up here?



Another dancer...still my mood for the day.



So hillbilly....
love them!



This garden was really pretty in person.
It was red, white and blue.
I would like to applique a red, white and blue floral quilt.
Someday.



Wait! This is the garden I could stitch in all day.
I'll just take both.



Or how about that bench over there?



Well, no matter, I had a wonderful time and so did both my boys.
Stephen even blogged about his day.
His is MUCH more interesting.
You better check it out.

The Weirdest Woods Ever
by Stephen


8 comments:

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Well Happy Friday! Good for you.

Belinda said...

Oh girl, that was an awesome day!!! Gorgeous photos too. I'm glad you took a much needed break!!!

Christine M said...

What a gorgeous place to visit. I can see why you love it.

pat killingsworth said...

I love quilting outside that park is so pretty and peaceful I so want to move back out to the woods I miss it glad you had a great day!

Pat said...

Lovely pics and I am delighted you've got your Fun Fridays back!

Jacque said...

So very happy for you, that you were able to have such a wonderful day with the boys. :)

elliek said...

So glad that you had such a wonderful Friday You deserve it my Hillbilly friend. So good to share time with your family. Hugs

Carla said...

What cool place. So do you go to Jamesport to see the Amish?
These's restaurant with the best tenderloins.... Yum My parents take me there whenever I get up that way. And I like to go out off hwy F & U to the Amish Fabric/General Store. And yes F&U are the real route if you haven't been out there.