Friday, June 29, 2012

Farmer's Wife...

Well....she's done... Took me all day yesterday, have to do a tad bit more, but for the most part...she's done...
* I have to correct myself... It took me ALL day because I met with friends for coffee..did my embroidery block of the week and the freebie sampler...mowed the yards... Oh and laundry too.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Today's the day...

My Father in Law's funeral  service...
Francis W. Levesque
Celebrated 100th birthday



THOMASTON — Mr. Francis W. Levesque, 100, died Tuesday, June 19, at Rosehaven in Litchfield after a brief illness.

He was born June 3, 1912 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, loving son of the late Francis X. Levesque and Mary (Lavoie) Levesque; he was one of eight brothers and sisters, all deceased.

Francis was employed as a tool and die maker by Scovill Manufacturing, Century Brass for more than 40 years; he retired in 1976. He was a resident of Thomaston and a communicant of St. Thomas Church for more than 75 years.

Francis was a past Grand Knight and member of the Knights of Columbus Atlantic Council No. 18 of Thomaston for 63 years. He was also a Fourth Degree member for 30 years and past Faithful Navigator for the Father Duggan Assembly of Torrington.

He was a member and past president of the Senior Citizens of Thomaston, an avid reader, loved to ski and still bowled into his 90s.

A beloved father, he is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Levesque Watts of California; three sons, David Levesque of Thomaston, Mark Levesque and Richard Levesque, both of California; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends alike.

Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 27, at St. Thomas Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday, June 26, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lyons Funeral Home, 46 High St., Thomaston.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Today's work....

Quilted and put the binding on for a friend...

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Another one done!

This is what I worked on all day yesterday! Till about 11:00 at night!

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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Happy Birthday Steven!

Such a cutie! 28 years old...He has grown up to be an amazing son! Love you lots!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Ah -ha moment...

Have you ever seen something and didn't I think of that!!!
This is one of those moments..

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

busy beaver...

Well... where to begin...Since my little whirlwind of a somewhat vacation.. I have been going like crazy. My last post was all about my Father-in-law who amazingly turned 100! Unfortunatley, he has passed away since we returned. Couldn't kick the pnemonia this time around.. That happened yesterday, June 19th. Mark is flying back for a week on Monday with his sister, day after my nephew (her son) gets married.

Here are my kidlets Kelly, Steven and Ronna on his property.
Then I came home and I did block # 6 of Christmas quilt..
 Then I took on blocks # 1 & 2 of BOW...(block of the week)

 Then I did a couple little sampler blocks...
I even did another block on my Pumkin Quilt... which I forgot to take a picture of..
 and put the binding on this quilt for a friend...
So... I also finished up with my work, work went until the 18th. Well, not really finished up... 3 of the days I had left after the kids were out,  I had to work at the other school. So that left me 2 days after that to do my stuff and I surely wasnt gonna start inventory that I knew I wouldnt be able to finish. I did as much as I could and then said screw it.. I called in sick and started my summer vacation!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

100 years old!

Grandpa Levesque accomplished his recent goal in life. He turned 100 years old on June 3rd. All the family from California traveled to Connecticut to celebrate it with him. He was admitted to the hospital the day before but was in good spirits for his birthday.

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