Saturday, July 19, 2014

Glorious Rain





We had some much needed rain on Thursday.
It rained a lot of the day, and it was wonderful.
On top of that, the high temp was low-70s the past two days.
Unheard of around here in July. We broke two records...
Lowest-high and lowest-low temp.
♥ L O V E D   I T ♥

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I ended up totally ripping this doily out. I got to round 19 before I discovered I had made a mistake way back on round 10 that left the wrong number of stitches making it impossible for it to turn out right. I couldn't even fudge it. Nine rows to rip out! Gah. So I just ripped the whole thing out.

And then I had an ice cream pop...

These are sooooo good!
I'm not a big raspberry fan, but these are so yummy.

Mmm...chocolately berry-licious.

Did you notice this doggy in the background?
I got her at an antique shop in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

And this doggie is -- well, you know.

Have a great weekend!

11 comments:

  1. Glad you got your needed rain. I spent 5+ hours mowing yesterday and the weatherman said no rain for Saturday, maybe a slight shower, well was he wrong. My hopes to go out and weed eat and spray Roundup kinda were put on hold. My 5 gallon bucket that is under the downspout was full. I've been using the rain water to water my tomato plants which are up to my chin. I really need to get the new rain barrel out there *sigh*. We broke records here in Ohio too, down in the 60's at night and the 70's during the day, actually the kind of temps I like. Take it from one who just sweats standing still, I was a happy camper. Oh, no, that doily was so pretty and hate that you tore all the work apart. But, I know how annoying when you know there is a mistake and it is gonna bug you till you make it right. Hope you have better luck with a new one. Have a great weekend. Hope your captain is doing better.
    (((HUGS))) Susanne :)

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  2. Oh so sorry about having to frog your lovely doily. It's a beauty, so I hope you make it again. :) I am gonna have to get some of those pops...they look yummy!

    Yay on the rain! :)

    Wishing you a most lovely day.

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  3. Hi Pammy, I think I am back among the living. So sorry about you having to rip out the work. I hate it when that happens and there is nothing to do but rip...I hope you get back to it as it looks like it will be a very pretty doily. Many blessings

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  4. Sorry you had an error in your doily as it was looking wonderful. My friend Shirley gave me a rock to crochet on and I want to do a heart. She had a heart shaped rock and put one of my red hearts on it, it's cute! Have a good day tomorrow. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  5. Sorry you had to frog your doily, will you try making it again? It looked so pretty.

    We have had torrential rain here and incredible humidity.

    Helenxx

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  6. Send some rain our way! We've had the low temps (crazy in July!) but no rain.
    So sorry about your doily :-( That really stinks. I probably would have had two ice cream pops after that.
    Have a great day :-)

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  7. It rained here all day on Wednesday, I loved it except I was working and had to dodge raindrops all day long. I love the darker sky when it rains, it is just a nice treat for your eyes when they are always bombarded by intense sun.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  8. What a shame you had to rip out your doily - doesn't that make you so mad ?? Its such a pretty pattern so I'm sure you will enjoy re-doing it and will like it so much more knowing its perfect. How about those WW ice creams - we don't have those here - just their ice cream in little tubs and they're SO expensive. I don't buy them. Cute little poodle? xox

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  9. Gosh we could really use some rain here in Washington. Fires everywhere-all around Eastern Washington. Your rain sounds lovely. That doily is so pretty I hope you make it again. I've had to frog so much lately that I think my brain isn't working very well!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  10. Such a pity! That doily was looking so pretty. I think the doily gremlins are lurking about. I've started 500 doilies over the past couple of weeks and canned all of them. grrrrr! My solution a short break and crocheting something very elementary. One color, and an easy peasy pattern. So far so good. I wonder if those ice cream bars come in orange with chocolate....nom nom!
    Have a great week, penny x

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  11. We got a little of that too, once it moved this way. It really cooled things down.

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