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Monday, June 27, 2011

Lost in Neverland

While on my search for "Bugs" I tripped and fell down a Rabbit hole (okay, so it was more like I got in my car and drove) and landed in Neverland (better known as Long Island). You see, I didn't always live on my mountain with it's enchanted forest. In the earlier years of my life I lived in this....Oh I struggle to find words....this place of no peace. I spent summers in places like my magical mountain and longed to live there forever. At first the idea was to spend week-ends in the Magical Place we called "Hidden Angel" and slowly pack up a home of 30 years, sell it and move forever to our place of peace and serenity. But the beauty of the mountain, not to mention the hold of the fairies, wood spirits and such, was far greater then we expected and our idea vanished within a month. Not to worry, a friend needed a place to stay. The basement was loaded with years of running craft classes and quilting classes, but that was okay, the friend didn't mind. The gift shop was closed and left as it was and the storage shed also was abandoned for another time, which never seemed to come. The house actually was rented out to two "friends", at a loss of over $18,000 (no good deed goes unpunished)we decided it was less expensive to leave the House vacant. Not only did our kindness cost us money but we missed the window of opportunity to sell as the real estate market fell. Costing us hundreds of thousands of dollars (really, no good deed goes unpunished). The long and short, the time has come, the house must go or be rented. So I found myself, instead of playing in my Enchanted Forest, fighting off spiders and cob webs and lots of dirty dust. The house itself is livable and clean (empty), but we won't talk about the basement or attic. So instead of being home in my peaceful place, a place I love and find great comfort in, I clean by day, shower and then relax with my sewing machine at night.
My daughter-in-law who lives on the Island has been such a great help to me, I felt I had to make her a special thank you. A typical Mom of the new millennium, she needed a bag of many pockets. She absolutely loved what I came up with for her summer bag.
No , I have not forgotten my swaps or my dear friends BD, but I have fallen behind in time. Thank goodness my "Bug" was at least "found" long ago...Now I have to find my list of due dates LOL Can you tell I'm a bit disorganized at the moment ? The story of my life...Oh and to make matters even worse, it seems the people of Neverland are totally paranoid and I was unable to get a signal for my lap top (everyone is pass worded)
Thus my absence from this Blog...It's all good...keep the faith and be prepared for some more adventures.
To those who follow me...Thank you so much, I love reading your comments.


  1. Hi Kathy!
    Glad to hear you're up and running even if you might not want to be!! Hope you get it all packed up and can go back to your 'magical' mountain soon!

  2. I wish I were there to help you do what needs doing! You KNOW I'm thinking of you! DON'T OVERDO or I WILL go up there & STAND YOU IN A CORNER! LOVE YOU! Kai