Spring is Coming

The promise of spring is here, even though it snowed the other day, Tuesday, That is the day my father-in-law, John Lloyd Ellis, Sr., passed away at home after a long battle with heart disease and arthritis and other problems. He loved attending funerals as social events (much to his childrens' chagrin :)) and would have talked to everybody yesterday. It was a beautiful day, after a winter of gray days, and there was a great turnout, and several people at the funeral, including the preacher, several friends, and DH, said John would have enjoyed the event immensely. My FIL never met a stranger and had friends all over the world, many of whom made a special trip for the funeral.

Belvedere still looks for him-often Belv would run to the back of the house and jump up on "Grandpa's" bed and lick his face, making him laugh.

 Daffodil
The first daffodil will soon have company

 Buds

Belvedere loves the sunshine, though he alternates with finding shade. An almost dignified portrait.

 Belv

I have more done on the Multnomah shawlette in Malabrigo sock in Caribeno. It has been nice to have a simple project to work on, but I have almost reached the point where the Feather and Fan stitch begins.

 Multnomah2

Advertisements

5 thoughts on “Spring is Coming

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s