Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Solar-powered squirrel has been discontinued

When I saw this on NerdApproved.com, I went right to the product page so I could decide whether or not I needed this. Unfortunately the product has been discontinued.

And it makes me wonder: was it too popular? Is the world ready for a solar-powered squirrel? I'll never know.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Flea Market Squirrels

As tempted as I was by these squirrelly lawn ornaments, I resisted!

Rose Bowl Flea Market

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Crafty Squirrel

Whenever one of my co-workers is having their first child, everyone in the department comes together to make a quilt we present at the work baby shower. It's a tradition that's existed for many years. There is usually a theme and/or color scheme. It seems like people get more creative with each one we do. Maybe it's just all the practice we've had over the past couple of years of many babies being born.

The most recent one might be my favorite yet. The color scheme was earthy--browns, oranges, greens, pale yellows and the theme was nature. I decided to do what else, but...a squirrel!

I don't have a photo of the finished quilt, but here is my square: