I hope everyone is having a safe and wonderful 4th! We celebrated yesterday here...today will just be a BBQ with our family.
Yesterday morning we went to the Andrew Wyeth exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (The picture is of the fireworks over the art museum, which will take place tonight!) It was a spectacular exhibition of his work. The detail in his paintings is sensational, he was a true master at his craft. After seeing the exhibit with our 2 daughters and one of our older daughters' friends, we headed down to Johnny Rocket's on South Street (where all the hippies meet!). Their milkshakes are amazing!
After lunch, we drove home to get ready for the local fireworks. With the cooler filled with sandwiches, water, M&Ms and Cracker Jack (our fireworks tradition!) we went to Freedom Park. We found a spot, spread out our quilt and listened to the band while my husband read and I did some applique. We were soon joined by friends and we relaxed together until the fireworks began. Medford put on an amazing show last night, there were several times when we thought the show was over and then it began again! It was a great night, the weather cooperated and we all had fun.
There hasn't been much quilting going on this week, but I'm headed into my studio now to work on finishing a customer quilt. Once this is done I can start preparing my studio to paint it. I've chosen a color called "Cottage Yellow" from the Eddie Bauer line of paints at Lowe's. I hope to have it done by early next week so I can get back to work.
Enjoy the holiday festivities everyone!