Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Progress ... I think
Each fall we take a weekend to tackle the music selected for the Holiday season.
The first Sunday of Advent we have a "Choir Sunday" where the sermon in both services is replaced with a choral presentation .
This year, Bob Chilcott, "A Little Jazz Mass" is the selection. It was good to work on that complicated rhythm and clashing notes until it became a little easier to handle.
Saturday morning we awoke to a stunning view of Mt. Fuji with it's first cap of snow. I really need to study how to get views on my camera. The point and click picture I got on my cell phone was much better but I don't yet know how to transfer those pictures to my computer.
No danger of me ever becoming a computer geek!
Of course I took my four-inch (well, now six inch) blocks to work on joining. Evenings and breaks and car rides I sewed them together in groups of four. I was really happy to complete that goal but also a little sad because now joining four twelve-inch blocks is a bit more difficult to count as take-along-work. I haven't tried it yet but I am thinking that all those pins to hold the pieces as I sew might be a challenge to keep under control.
The weather was warm and sunny.
Whatever rain that was predicted must have blown off with the wind.
The bits of music are playing over and over in my head.
(which is probably a good thing because it means I remember a lot of it)
Meanwhile, a huge task of sorting storage items and figuring out what to do with them is taking time and energy and more space than I have to spare.
The nights have become cold and another cover has been added to my bed.
It reminds me a little of my Grandmother's house ... always a quilt ... or two ... or three on every bed.
Who will keep warm under this one, I wonder ... and when will I have time to finish it?