The Free Motion Quilting Project: A Quick Trip South

Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Quick Trip South

Life is certainly unpredictable! A few weeks ago, Josh and I had decided to make a trip to my home town of Asheboro for Halloween so we could go trick or treating with James around my old neighborhood.

But then we got a call about Josh's grandmother, who has been through a ringer of health problems this year, and we were reminded that she hasn't seen James since he was 18 months old which is when this photo was taken:

We got to talking about it and Josh and I both figured if we'd been planning to travel already, why not just travel a bit further and head south to Pensacola, Florida for a few days?

So that's what we're going to do! Life is certainly unpredictable, but when it comes time to make a decision, the best thing to do is make the choice quickly and without hesitation.

In the meantime, Josh and I have decided to shut down the quilt shop while we're gone simply because it's very difficult to keep track of orders coming in while we're on the road and have finicky internet connections.

When we get back, the quilt shop will open right back up again with several items on sale for winter, as well as our Affordable Quilting Tables back in stock!

Now I know I'll be without a sewing machine for at least 4 days, so I better get into the studio and get a few handwork projects created so I'll have something to do while we're on the road!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. Have a good trip and a great time, Leah!

  2. Have safe travels. I'll miss reading your posts this week-end. Take lots of pictures...leave only footprints as they say.

  3. I love it when people can just 'go' when they need to and not worry 'bout things to much!!! Spontinaity is wounderful!!
    Now you go and have a fantastic Halloween trick or treating and seeing family!!! Have the best time you can and make great memories!!!

  4. I hope you have a great trip down to Florida - enjoy your time away together

  5. Hi, I just saw your homepage the very first time and felt happy when you said that there are things you have to do without hesitation. Life is so short and anything can happen between planning and doing. So why not to act when the time comes and you feel it is the right moment. I will be happy to see your page again when you are back.Lots of love from Germany, from a Finnisch woman.

  6. that sounds like a wonderful plan! I'm all for travel with kids - mine still insist on family getaways (as you know from Mountain Lake! lol) and they are all old teenagers! And how special to visit Granny with the family - I'm sure it will life her spirits to reconnect with that beautiful boy! Safe travels!

  7. I live in Pensacola, if you need any opinions about anything - I'd be glad to help. It's a great town, hope you have fun.


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