I do have to say I believe there is something to karma and finding that balance between good and evil/bad. Hey, sometimes you get what you give and I try to always have this in the back of my head, so that I'm giving more good than bad. One of my and Jen's (my daughter) favorite TV shows is My Name is Earl. You know the one about the guy with the list always trying to make up for the bad things he's done. I'd like to think I don't have a list per-say, but I sure as heck do not want to have to make one. I'd rather just stay on karma's good side.
This past week, our family had what could have been a very tragic event happen, but luckily, all is well. Everyone is healthy and happy. But it makes me think of Kat over at Kat and Cat Quilts and her charity Coverd In Love. Kat tries to provide quilts to families that have suffered loss at the hospital she works at. Our crazy roller coaster reminded me, that I had not participated in donating blocks to Kat for a few months and maybe it was time to whip some up. What better way to show karma, I appreciated the thumbs up news.
This month, Kat is asking for disappearing 9 patch blocks in black and white prints, with a center accent block of lime green, bright yellow or Caribbean blue. Now for a quilting confession. In all my years of quilting I had never made one of these super easy blocks. I did a quick fabric pull from my stash (and found my blacks and whites have shrank) and decided to get to work.
I wish I had more of the black and white print so that I could send more than three, but I did not. But three is better than zero and hopefully I can participate again next month. If you have a few extra minutes to spare, hop over and check out Kat's blog and consider sending a few of these simple blocks. There is still plenty of time this month.
And I couldn't close this post without sharing these beautiful heart blocks. These blocks were made by my guild's president, Barbara, to send to the Orlando MQG to help with their Pulse quilt drive. I had hoped to ship my finished quilt as well, but I still have a bit more quilting to do, so these blocks traveled without it. I still have till September 15th to send the quilt. That's practically years in quilter terms. As soon as I get my tensions issues resolved, I'll be right back on it.
Today I'm linking up with Let's Bee Social.