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Our humble little
Needlework Shop
is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Our Regular SHOP HOURS are:
Saturdays Only 10:00 ~ 4:00

{weather permitting or I am away at a show/class}

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~ Please visit our ETSY Shop for our unique patterns, supplies and wooden items
specifically designed for rug hooking, punch needle, applique, embroidery and cross stitch ~

the photos below are just a few examples of what we offer in our Etsy shop ~ kindly click on any photo below to visit and see more ~


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Friendship ~

Today I received a phonecall from someone who has been a customer of mine for a long time...
after talking 'business' briefly, we started chatting about life-in-general.
it was an amazing conversation, and I am truly blessed to have customers I can call Friends  ~
even though we have never met in person,
we shared some life experiences that were relatable to us both...

...both good, and bad...kindred spirits.

Thank you Tina for being so sweet ~

This got me to thinking about how valuable girlfriends can be to each other...
and how I value the true Friendships that I have in my life.
how each girlfriend I have is different from one another,
...but so similar and how each
brings something different to my life:

we surely know how to make each other laugh ~
sometimes to the point of explicit embarrasement
(THAT is thee best laughter)


how to bring out the best of each other ~
being tactful and kind with our words...





and of course the worst in each other too...
...sometimes a good fight can bring us closer
(good friends should know how to argue constructively)





always knowing how to be supportive in even the worst situations...
(a good cry together can be so cathartic)




Even though most of my readers and myself have never met face-to-face
I consider you my Friends...
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we should all gather together
and have some sort of convention somewhere and toast each other ~
wouldn't that be fun?

I'll bake cupcakes, you bring the wine!

Blessings from the farm,
Lori

16 comments:

cucki said...

aww such a sweet post..
bless you dear friend ~
hugs
cucki xx

Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

and blessings to you cucki!!!

Maria said...

Count me in! Convention would be waaaay cool! White or red wine with those cupcakes? : ) Maria

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

What a beautiful post Lori!! Love all those wonderful photos too....so perfect! Thank you for such sweet thoughts! Truly brightened my day!!
Hugs~~
Julie

NMK said...

Your blog today was so nice...the photos you gather are so different & neat !!! It would be so much fun to meet you in your shop one day & all hang out together with our projects & eat & drink & laugh all day !!!

Robin said...

I am blessed to call you friend

Robin said...

I am blessed to call you friend

Robin said...

I am blessed to call you friend

Robin said...

I am blessed to call you friend

jody said...

lori, i love your new punchneedle pinkeep soo cute and great idea! i have really comed to value my blogging friends... enjoy your day!

Jacqueline said...

Count me in...

denise said...

sounds like a plan to me. white or red or both? LOL!!!! denise

Jaja said...

You are a Gem!

Cinlyn said...

That would be awesome!

Jane said...

Love the pictures and I'm so glad to call you my friend!!~ I'll bring my wine in a box!!

Linda said...

I would love to do this! But can I have milk with my cupcakes? Pretty please....

Linda in VA