I've been doing a lot of decluttering and sorting, so my stitching time has been in small bits this week - I managed a little every day, usually in the evening while watching a movie - but my main focus has been trying to downsize what I plan to hang onto after I move.
A couple days ago, I got through one large bookshelf (out of four that I have filled with books) and culled 35 books to sell at an upcoming yard-sale. I'm setting a goal of 120 books total to pass on to others - things I don't plan to reread, things that reflect interests I have moved away from. It's tough - I'm definitely the sort of person who feels good the more surrounded I am by my books, but sometimes, you have to let things go, if only to make room for new things and new experiences, and now is my time to do just that.
Poor Deanna is also going through this same process - except her piles are "Toss", "Give away/sell", "Have Mom hold onto" and a small "Keep" pile. Her mantra right now is "I haaaate this!!!!" I do feel for her - the first time is rough and it feels like you're stripping away your childhood.
So anyway.... stitching!
I will be working one or two more at least from that series this month - they're very fast and pleasant to stitch.
So that's it for this week - I expect this next week will be mainly occupied with working on Challenge projects and I hope I'll have a lot to show off next Wednesday!