This was one of the easiest baby quilts ever to make and fun too. I think it took less than three hours start to finish. I had wanted to go outside on Sunday and do some sewing, but it was just a tad too windy. It was so nice and warm, but the wind would have blown the fabric around too much and slowed me down.
Today I received some awful news that one of my doctors has passed away over the weekend. I am so sad. When we moved here seven months ago I started with a wonderful team of doctors who needed to take out a non-cancerous tumor next to my puititary gland (there ended up being two tumors). I see and talk to these doctors and nurses all the time. I have the most amazing team at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital and a fantastic doctor at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Three of my doctors and I arrived in the DC area in the same month. I can’t believe that this has happened to this wonderful man and his family. He was so young and such a great doctor. I am just sick about it. I spoke with my sister Katie when I was released from the hospital about wanting to make a quilt for each of my doctors and two nurses that are on my team as a thank you. Katie suggested making a quilt for a military member who was also getting care at Walter Reed in the name of each member of my medical team. I have only been back sewing for two weeks and I have been sewing for my store. This horrible event is going to push me to send a quilt to my doctors family in his memory. I thought I had so much time to get these projects finished. I am thankful that I have told each of my doctors and nurses how much they have meant to me and my family. Each member of the team knows how much I appreciate the care they have given to me and being able to have my eyesight restored to 20/20 has been amazing. I love each of them. Let your friends and family know how much they mean to you. Tomorrow I am going to the memorial service of a friend and serviceman. My heart is broken.
I am honored to have known you Dr. McLean. Please Rest In Peace.