Hello Everyone,

As many of you have heard by now, the news in CT on Friday was totally devastating.  I spent much of the day unable to focus and cried countless times.  The local news here in CT has been covering the story 24/7, so when I awoke on Saturday I turned it on again.  By midday, I had to turn it off.  I am heartbroken over the loss of life.  

I needed a distraction so I took to sewing...

I went into my studio and just began.

Then my little helper, Mr. Pavi, came for a visit and had to check my stitches to make sure that I was doing it correctly.

Hmmm... Looks good, maybe I will just sit on it for now.

Well, I know it is not yet a quilt, but looks darn close... so I think I will lay on it for awhile.  Of course, he was further hindering my progress.  But I totally enjoyed his company.

He then decided to move to the back of the machine, which was definitely easier for me as far as sewing was concerned.

Here he is totally bored to tears and utterly relaxed!!  Ahhhh... the life of a cat.

Back to sewing and inspecting what I was doing... seems okay, so he thinks...

he will now lay down again.

All in all it was an enjoyable day sewing and it really did take my mind off the happenings of the day before.  I enjoyed my kitty's company and he stayed with me all day.  He must have known that I was feeling blue.  

Please keep sending your prayers and thoughts for the families in Newtown.  

Until Next Time...
Jackie Kunkel
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