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Archive for July, 2013

Maurie came to knitting about a month ago with her exciting news….she and Bruce got married. They knew each other in their youth and reconnected 5 or 6 years ago.  They had been planning to marry for awhile….they decided now was the time. We all wish them much happiness!

Maurie has been kind enough to share a couple of photos  -their wedding here in the East Bay and their honeymoon at Niagra Falls. Her garden club made the cake a couple of weeks ago and she shared it with the knitting group.

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This past Friday was a day of two celebrations within our knitting community.  We started the day with a surprise birthday celebration for Jean….and it truly was a surprise for her. Several of us were waiting with baited breath asking “is the day that she is returning?”. I called to check  and her husband says “yes, she’s on her way!” Shortly after that she stepped though the front door and was greeted with “surprise” and a bottle of bubbly.

The sun is setting!

The sun is setting!

That evening some of us headed to Tiburon to board the ferry for the  Sunset Cruise  where we celebrated Ellen – she recently passed the nursing license exam. It was such a fun evening that we are dreaming about doing it again very soon. Be sure to check out the Facebook photo album.

What a grand day!!

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Lily at the age of 16

Lily at the age of 16

This was just like being in “candy land”……Lily shared just a sampling of a lifetime of her creative art – quilts,crochet lace, needlepoint. I couldn’t stop looking. Lily is the mother of my cousin’s wife Avril.

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