I am working away at this. If it is not finished when we leave in three days, at least it will be 90% done. That blue square down at the bottom is about to become a bucket of sand. I also have to finish the towel, but I did work on it last night. The last major motif is a picnic basket at the bottom of the pole. Then I will move the Q-snaps again and finish the sun and words at the top. If I do finish this, I will be taking the left over Crescent Colors threads back to the mainland and sending them off in a craft swap. Never Again! I'm sure I could have substituted Weeks Dye Works for most of these and it would have been a lot easier to work with. Even with untwisting and working slowly, the pink is knotting up almost every other stitch.
Yesterday was the first really sunny day since we have been here. It is grey again today, but it hasn't really rained since Monday. It is cool, but pleasant. When we get back to Nevada, we should be moving into the best part of their weather season, the slowly warming spring. Since we got a reasonable amount of rain there, I hope the plants will be happy.
Just because we are a palm farm, they aren't the only plants we have on Maui. This is an Island Girl hibiscus. Yes, they really are quite large. We have quite a few of them, but since they are recently planted there are just a few blooms here and there.
I want to thank everyone for their well wishes on my health. I am slowly recovering and feel much better today. That is good, because we have a lot to do in the next two days. I also want to thank Jennifer of Sweet Pea Stitches for awarding me:
That was very sweet and just what I needed to cheer me up. I know a lot of people have gotten this award already, but I do want to call out to my faithful commenters; Kate, Ruth, Meari, Edgar, Renée, Jeanne, Barbara, Isabelle, Itching to Stitch, Dani, Kendra, and Dawn. Thank you one and all for making my day, my month, my year.