My cat Brownie was gone but is back again... but all of that made the last 24 hours a bit tense.
Urggggg....she slipped out which isn't all that unusual but when she didn't come back within the next hour - then couple of hours- then the next morning. Needless to say I didn't sleep much. I got up this morning searched the neighborhood (again) then printed out "lost cat" posters using the photo on the top.
About noon I got a phone call from a really nice painter who spoke almost no english however my high school Spanish kicked in enough for me to figure out he had my cat and my cat was sick. Long story short they are working on a empty house a few doors up the street and she got into the garage without the workmen knowing. Luckily today he was back this afternoon to check on paint job. The heat was over 100 and she was really dehydrated and scared. So today I am staying close to home to keep an eye on her.
To make matters worse I was feeling really guilty for having yelled at her just before she went missing. I was laying the quilt out on the floor and she was "stealing" blocks and hiding them. (which by the way is why I made 21 blocks instead of 20 and have a stack of 2-1/2 inch squares for corner-stones...she likes little squares!) On top of that she and Goldie were block surfing (run really fast then jump on a block and surf across the rug...) So I guess she will be spoiled the next few days as much to heal my conscience as to make her better...
Besides recreating the vintage block we have also finished the top for our guild's donation quilt. (Blackbird Designs: Simply Vintage) Lots of folks worked on this but as the quilt-mom I felt very nervous about getting it done in time! Now to just get the darn thing quilted (have a volunteer to bind it...insert happy dance her since I dislike binding so much!)