Bedspread Kitteh   5 comments


Originally uploaded by Lady Birchwood

I’m a bit overwhelmed right now. I have company coming to visit from San Diego on Wednesday: my husband’s sister and her two grown daughters, ages 18 and 25. My guest bedroom has been trashed for months because it only gets used for sleeping when I need a place to go to get away from the snoring in the master bedroom. I haven’t even been doing that little nightly transfer too much lately. The bed has been piled high with assorted crap: empty boxes, laundry that needs to be ironed, laundry that needs to go to the dry cleaner, miscellaneous papers, books. The bookshelf? Same thing.

I got the queen-size bed cleaned off enough today to strip the bed and start washing the bedding, from the sheets to the blanket to the bedspread. I got tired of waiting for the bedspread to dry thoroughly in the dryer and took it out of there, draping it in the foyer over some chairs to finish air-drying. Within TWO MINUTES, this lovely tomcat of mine was on top of the spread, proceeding to put down another layer of fresh cat hair. I guess he figures that no bedspread in this house should be without cat fur and he’s just doing his part to help me out!

Bless his little heart!


Posted August 16, 2008 by StPaulieGrrl in cats

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5 responses to “Bedspread Kitteh

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  1. Thats a really lovely blanker Bonnie..I like the tones.

  2. Interestingly enough, the “blanket” is a quilt handmade in Wisconsin by an Amish woman. I celebrated my 46th birthday at a Bed & Breakfast in Sparta, Wisconsin and Dale and I went out shopping for a quilt to complete our redecorated bedroom. I think what really made the sale was that the little Amish grandmother who sold me the quilt reminded me of my own grandmother. The quilt went home with me.

  3. I know Sparta quite’s near where I live in fact. There is a huge bicycle man statue thing of sorts thst I see every day there and it never ceases to amuse me. My sister is a quilter. She is working on one that is simply breathtaking, I will take a photo of two and show you the work she is doing on it.

  4. I know exactly where you live, southeast of Sparta on Hwy 71!

  5. Grin

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