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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

On my design board


 I am not really getting much done, but thought I show you my Design board at present. I have my blocks from Joannes Quilt Along up and all the blank spots are waiting for blocks still to be made.




Cyclone Yasi has us all watching the news and waiting for the terrible force that is to hit Queensland tonight. They are saying it is the worst to hit Australia - ever! Catstrophic!



We feel so for the people in the vicinityy of the force that it will bring along the coast and inland for 400kms too.
There are 10,000 people in various evacuation areas in large shopping centers and other large sporting areas, and now they not to move from their homes if they have left it too late to evacualte, and must stay in one room only.
We are glued to our TV and feeling very helpless.







10 comments:

Ethne said...

I don't know if you'll get this just yet Joan, but I am thinking about you all - take care

Beatriz said...

Here watching the inevitable and praying. Really hope the announced calamity never happens.

I trust Australian authorities are taking good care of the people and lives aren´t lost and fear for animal life which can do nothing to protect themselves.

Our hearts are with the Australian people and all living being.

martha said...

adding my thought and prayers for all of your countrymen!

Crispy said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you all!! How scary!!

Crispy

Sheila said...

Joan your quilt is coming along really well, I love the lay out of the blocks it makes it special . My heart is going out to the people who will be affected by this terrible cyclone , it is hard to grasp the magnitude of such a large storm I hope the destruction is not too bad .Keep safe . Sheila

Linda said...

Prayers and thoughts for those in Queensland.

Quilt along is looking beautiful.

Ivory Spring said...

Joan,

After two weeks of absence from blogland, I am finally back in business.

I love your quilt so far -- the colors especially.

Please keep us updated on the Queensland situation.

HUGS!

Melissa said...

I really need to get a design wall. How fun it must be to watch the squares get added one by one!

I just heard from some of my Aussie friends that so far they haven't heard of injuries or worse to anyone. Though property damage can be devastating too, I do hope the reports on injuries are correct!

Julia said...

I'm so glad you posted this quilt Joan, lovely to see it.
I have started on it too..it's just my thing as soon as I saw it, I knew I had to do it..
My EQ7 class will come in handy..

Well, at least there is no loss of life in Queensland..I hope that's the last of this crazy weather..
Julia ♥

Deanna said...

Beautiful quilt. Poor Queensland.