Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Back to Mickey Mouse
I decided to get Mickey Mouse back out and finish it off as it is due Oct. 1 and I have 2 other quilt squares due, one Sept. 15 (a smaller piece to be stitched on 7x7 fabric within 5x5 for an emergency quilt at Quilts for Older children and adults. I'm doing a sundial as theme is by the sea. The other piece is a turtle for a surprise quilt at one of the groups I'm in. Anyway I've made quite a bit of progress on Mickey since I last posted it. I'm hoping to finish it by the end of the week.
Yesterday we went out to the campground where my sister, and her family was camping. Also several other family members joined us as we celebrated my brother Tim's birthday. It was fun. Since today is going to bring rain I had suggested to my sister and nieces they take the kids to the Mall. Anyway when talking to my niece Michelle, I suggested it and since 4 year old Nick was right there I spelled out the word train. As they do give train rides at the mall. Nick's face lit up. Michelle and I looked at each other and Michelle says"I think he knows what you spelled, he can read." I said "I figured that by way his face lit up." So Michelle asked Nick if he knew what I spelled and he said "Yes, Train," the little smarty! He'll be five next month and is starting kindergarten. I told my sister later and she said Michelle and Scott read to the boys a lot and Scott and Nick get up earlier then Michelle and Chase and they spend time together reading. Here I thought it was amazing that Addie who just turned 6 and entering 1st grade could read. But then she has been keeping a journal for a year now and you can tell she doesn't get help because most of her words are spelled right but some you can tell she spelled the way it sounded. I have smart great nieces and nephews. Although I don't think their your brothers are quite as smart as Addie and Nick. But they are only 3, barely 3. I mostly wrote this post to brag about Nick.
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