101: final parting shots from Fidalgo Island

101: final parting shots from Fidalgo Island

This is really it…my 101st post.  Should I have a giveaway?  Oh my, yes, I guess I should.  So I will draw a name from the first 20 people to post on THIS entry.  I won’t draw until I get 20 though, so after you make your comment, you need to let others know about the site and have them at least come over and comment here or you don’t have a chance to win.  Shameless bribery, well, maybe, but that way at least I know that someone is reading!  🙂   And no, I don’t have pictures of the giveaway, but it will be good I am sure.

And now the last shots of our Fidalgo Island trip on the 5th of July!   You now have a LOT of pictures to comment on!

   Wildflower I do not know the name of..

Two sided statue Indian/Mermaid statue.           

Shots from in town…  Love that chartreuse color!      

 These fish pitchers are GREAT!  

  Mainly I Iiked this shelf unit: I just love RED.     More of that blue/green thing going down here…     great old building…do not know anything about it!

     cool garbage cans     

and at the grocery store… a very impressive 4th of July Pepsi display… .. Outside… Don’t they know it rains here?  Especially on the 4th!      


  • Sign me up! I just won another giveaway so I’m feeling lucky…

    And I love the chartreuse color…I think it’s my fav right now.

    Funny story…when I was like 3 and the doctor wanted to see if I knew my colors…I correctly identified something as chartreuse… 🙂 I’m sure he was just thinking green.

    August 7, 2008 at 11:34 am
  • Congrats on your 101 posting. Please enter me into your drawing. I love the chartreuse also, one of my favorite colors. A couple of yrs. ago I painted my kitchen that very color trimmed out in a deep royal purple. It actually look wonderful, but I did get funny looks when people first seen it.lol

    August 7, 2008 at 10:38 pm
  • I just wanted to say Hi~ stumbled over to your blog from Miss Mabels. Love the pictures esp from the zoo! Will visit again.

    August 8, 2008 at 8:57 am
  • allison


    I just stopped by from Melissa’s (yummygoods) blog and wanted to say hello! (and perhaps be part of your giveaway? :D) I wanted to say how much i LOVED the mini quilt you made for her! It’s absolutely adorable. Okay, off to venture through more of you blog postings! 🙂

    August 8, 2008 at 11:57 am
  • I just came over from Juicy Bits. Looks like fun here, so I’ll add you to my Bloglines.

    Just in time for a giveaway….that’s always good

    August 9, 2008 at 5:45 am
  • I just stopped by to say hello. I do not need any fabric.

    Hey Christine,
    Thanks for dropping by…and I am sure those who have commented to get a chance at winning are happy you stopped by, as that increases the comments to the goal, with one less competitor! 🙂

    August 9, 2008 at 10:37 am
  • Mary Sharpe


    What great pictures. Being a fellow Washingtonian, I should know where Fidalgo Island is located, but I have no idea!

    I can’t give you any ideas for your fabric. I’d just mix it up until it looks good to you.

    I’ll have to stop by here again.

    August 10, 2008 at 9:34 am
  • Sherri Starr


    HI…I toodled on over to have a look-see regarding your question on using your Aussie fabrics…still looking but am loving all the photos etc from Fidalgo Island…lucky you!

    Now…to find your question area….

    A Pickle from Washington State..

    August 10, 2008 at 9:48 am
  • Candy/wizard/NY


    Hi there, I’m a Pickle & I followed your link to check out post #102 and it brought me to #101!! It’s the first time I’ve been here, but I’m sure I’ll be back again! Just thought I’d post to enter your drawing….now i’m off to try to find #102

    Great Blog,

    Sorry about the misdirected link…my bad…
    Thanks for stopping by and commenting for the drawing!

    August 10, 2008 at 10:24 am
  • Kathy


    I just found your blog thru your Pickle post and spent some enjoyable time wandering around your site. Love your photos and your stories. I’ll be back! Please add my name to the drawing.

    August 10, 2008 at 11:48 am
  • Debby Green


    Fidalgo Ilsland looks like a great place! If this Jersey evr gets back to Washington state it will be on the list of places to visit. Now I’m off to hunt for pix of your Aussie fabric.

    August 10, 2008 at 5:36 pm
  • Hi fellow Pickle! I love the garage cans and the blue thing that was going on in the window.

    Pam in NJ

    August 10, 2008 at 6:29 pm
  • Kathy


    Free give away? Sure–I’ll make a comment for a chance at something free! And in the meantime, this is a cool site to check out! Thanks.


    August 10, 2008 at 6:58 pm
  • carol


    I like fabric D. Seems to me the background should be the least busy. Good luck and be sure to let us know and see the finished top.

    August 10, 2008 at 7:46 pm
  • Mary in H. VA


    Hey another pickle here and was looking for the post about the quilt question but love this site!! Way coolness! now i go hunt the Aussie stuff! I love an adventure!
    Mary in H. Va

    August 10, 2008 at 7:59 pm
  • Bonnie Hensley


    What cool garbage cans! Just a Pickle stopping by to see your latest quilt, and saw the drawing and wanted to be entered. Hi!
    Bonnie in Snohomish, Wa

    August 10, 2008 at 10:44 pm
  • way too fun the fish pitchers///also use E on the 4 patches

    August 11, 2008 at 2:51 am
  • jeanine hartman


    Hi, I actually came for the australian fabrics, but ended up with this post. i really like the blue/turquoise/green photo.. and i am post no. 18
    Jeanine in NB

    August 11, 2008 at 3:41 am
  • Hey Scott! Looks like I’m the lucky 20th! Still gotta find the australian fabrics, but liked your pictures of stuff in town. 🙂


    August 11, 2008 at 6:42 am
  • Esther


    Beautiful pictures!

    August 11, 2008 at 10:52 pm
  • “A day late and a dollar short”……that would be me! I am too late for your drawing but wanted you to know that I do read your blog on a regular basis. I need to get back to my Tootsie Pop project or I will be too late for that, too!

    Thanks for letting me know you are here often, that makes me happy!….I just realized that there are 3 days left for the Tootsie Pop Challenge entries! Go get one done! Your chance to win something is good!

    August 12, 2008 at 9:37 pm
  • Esther


    Oh, how sad- I realized I was #21 🙁

    August 13, 2008 at 3:06 am

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