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by barbara waters

Big Hearted Folks! have been helping to make a difference in kids’ lives and making a Big(ger) Hearted Texas Woman’s dreams come true at the same time . . .

. . . that is the project that I have been involved in over the past many months. I crocheted over 100 squares for the afghans - then I helped piece together eight afghans - and then I began collecting bags for the tags from the afghans.

We are almost there, folks . . . and you have all been a HUGE help!!!

Latest bags in are from Miki:
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soooooooo cute!!! Thanks, Miki. And, on top of the bags, Miki sent me a little gift, too:
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a little purple kitty to sit on my keyboard next to the purple moosie. They look like they are getting to know each other.

There are five more bags supposed to be in the mail this week - and I knitted 10 more to make up the balance of the 70 needed. I’ll post pictures of the 5 when they arrive and mine tomorrow perhaps.

Thank you so much for the help ALL of you have been - in making and sharing the squares needed - Shelly received WAY more than needed for this project and I think we will be putting together more afghans for other children (those too ill to come to the camp, etc.) over the next months. You all helped make that happen, friends!

Thanks for helping with the bags - and, for sending yarn and $ from time to time to Shelly to help out with postage and such. I know she did not really think about how time consuming and ROOM consuming this project would be. But, I also know that she would not have changed a thing in how it was done.
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You know, I actually feel like I am playing hookey this week - and, in a way I guess I am. I’ve taken a week off from work - and, while it won’t be all play, enough of it is to make me feel just a tetch guilty. I think that will pass before I have to return to my job, though. And, then it will take me a day or two to get reacclimated to the whole working for a living routine.
;)

But one of the projects I have lined out for myself is to clean up my computer/craft room. Okay, what I actually said was that I intended to clean my house this week. That might be a pretty tall order, though, so I am setting my sights on at least getting THIS room cleaned up. If I get brave enough, I might show you before and after pics. Well, bravery isn’t really the emotion - I guess I would have to get over my embarrassment about how mussy it is in order to share pics. lol

So, we’ll see. Have a great week, everyone!


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