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Well, I did it. I finished the secret garden embroidery.

July 27, 2007:

August 9, 2007:

I stopped working on it at the end of last summer since life just got busy and I was working on finishing my MA degrees. And now it is finished. I have just been determined to finish it, and today was the day. I sat outside by the pool for the majority of the day and stitched. The water is 72 degrees now, which is a bit cold for me, but it was still nice. My dad and I were out there all day. Dave came over as well later in the afternoon and we swam together. After that, Dave and I went to his aunt's house to celebrate his grandmother's 95th birthday.

I then came home, started watching the Olympics, and finished the embroidery.

Before lunch, I did some yardwork with my mother. Fun fun.

Our washing machine is still out. I hate wearing clothing and using towels since I'm then reminded that I can't wash them easily. And, I have a bathing suit, pool towel for Dave and I and shower towels. Sucks.


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Aug. 18th, 2008 03:17 am (UTC)
congrats on finishing it it turned out nice!
Aug. 18th, 2008 03:43 am (UTC)
Haha it has been cool to see your progress on the embroidery. :) I'm pretty sure I remember when you started on it. Congrats on finishing!
Aug. 18th, 2008 04:46 am (UTC)
Have you seen the movie or just read the book? Ive done both but anyone that I even try to explain the story too, thinks im crazy..glad to know someone else loves the story!
Aug. 18th, 2008 01:02 pm (UTC)
I read the book years and years ago...and saw it on broadway in the 4th grade. I don't remember the story totally now (like, what happens in it) but I remember the gist of it.
Aug. 18th, 2008 01:03 pm (UTC)
Oh! I didn't know there was a movie.

However, this is horrible, and I shouldn't post it, but I was a funny kid. In the 4th grade, we read the book. Then, I went to see it with my family over Christmas break in NY. I told my teacher, so when I came back, she asked me what I thought and what I learned from it. I told her that I learned that one should "drink bottled water when traveling to India." I'm horrible.
Aug. 18th, 2008 04:49 am (UTC)
beautiful work!
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Aug. 18th, 2008 02:56 pm (UTC)
Yup! I'm so excited about that! I think that is what drove me to finish it. I was so determined!!
Aug. 19th, 2008 12:02 am (UTC)
It is so pretty. :-)
Aug. 19th, 2008 07:27 am (UTC)
That is a fabulous embroidery you made.
Aug. 19th, 2008 12:29 pm (UTC)
Thanks everyone for your sweet comments! I'm so glad I have finished it!!
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