Friday, January 2, 2015

Day 2, 2015 - Little Anxiety Attack

I finally carefully wrapped up the stitched Torah Portion, packaged it up in a shipping tube and sent it off to Toronto Canada this morning...and while at the shipping store, I could feel my heart go pitter-patter in my chest and my stomach doing flip-flops. There is something about sending off a stitched piece - wondering if it will get there safely. Do any of you out there get that anxious feeling too?

I have a tracking number in hand, but that will not suffice my worries; only when I hear from the receiving party that they have it safely in hand will I feel better. :)

As part of the project, I have written up a little narrative about myself to send with it. From my understanding, after they put together all the portions in a wonderful scroll-like display, a documentary of sorts will be created highlighting the thousand of stitchers who worked on all the portions.

My narrative I sent along with my finished Torah Portion to be included in the information about all the stitchers who have participated in this international project.

Tonight we are planning to grill a couple of steaks and chops; thought it would be nice to have a little family dinner before Robert (older son) goes back to prep school. He leaves at 6am tomorrow. We have enjoyed having him at home and it will be sad to see him go back. But he is having a great year as he prepares for college, which he will attend next year. He spent most of the vacation at home finishing up his college essays, which my DH assisted him by proofing them before he submitted them. It was kind of like a deja-vu moment. Last winter vacation, he was not only filling out college applications but was also finishing up prep school ones too.

Matthew (my younger son), who is down in LA this weekend, scored a goal in this afternoon's hockey game which was the first of five his team is playing down south this weekend. Several of the parents who drove down there to watch the team play email updates throughout the game, so we can feel like we are kind-of-like down there. Nevertheless, I do miss being in the crowd and cheering: Go Sharks! Go Matthew! They have another game later tonight.

I did get in a little stitching on SamSarah's "In My Garden", while watching one of my favorite movies, "Driving Miss Daisy"...

Until next time...take care and remember...

Live, Love, Laugh and Stitch Often!


Ruth said...

Congrats on sending off your bit of Torah. I'm sure you don't need to worry.

And congrats on the successful college essay send off and the hockey accomplishments :) I'm sure you all will remember this time fondly.

Happy New Year.

Cindy's Stitching said...

I have felt that feeling when dropping a piece off to be framed. It will be fine. Can't wait to see it finished.

Kathy A. said...

Your Torah stitch has been such a special piece for you. I understand your reluctance to let it go. It will arrive safely. Loved your narrative.

Stitching Noni said...

Well done! What a great achievement :)
Hopefully you will hear soon that it has arrived and you can stop worrying!
Hugs xx