Elise SansSouci

Quilting one stitch at a time in Northport, NY.

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A surprise guest spoke at Blake's graduation! Wow! #senateminorityleader

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In stand by mode. #graduation #graduationday #northport

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Tomorrow I will give Brenna her quilt. I hope she likes it! #spellboundfabric #denimcirclesquilt #showmethemoda #embroideryart

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The Quilt is done and Porthos approved! #showmethemoda #denimcirclesquilt #spellboundfabric

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This is going to take a while … but I love how it's turning out! #denimcirclesquilt #spellboundfabric #showmethemoda

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Dungeons and Dragons figures live in my china cabinet. That's normal, right? What's in yours? #imadruid

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It was a big day here for this guy! Blake went to his last day of school. He's now a freshman in college! Wow! Go Wolverines!

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This guy had his sutures removed today and they said his incision looks great! We can try taking the cone off but when I did this morning, he was licking his scar, so back on it went. #wft

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I received the best possible news from the vet this morning! All three mast cell tumors were successfully removed with clean margins. They were all mast cell tumors but they were all low grade. Now we just need to get him healed up and watch for any new ones popping up. Porthos has been a trooper through all of this! #wft #coneofshame

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Blake's orchestra is playing in a concert for Memorial Day at the VA medical center. My Dad is here chatting with all his fellow Marines!

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Afternoon nap time.

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What did I do to deserve this, mom? #wft #coneofshame

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The patient is home and resting comfortably. #wft

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On a more somber note, my sweet boy has to have surgery tomorrow. He has a type of skin cancer called a mast cell tumor. I will know more after the pathology report comes back. Please keep Porthos in your thoughts tomorrow!

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Blake with some of his friends and his academic team advisor, Mr Jensen. Mr Jensen is also his IB coordinator. Blake and his friend Greg (both on the "outside" in the picture) are going to Michigan. Go Wolverines! His friend Zach is going to Wharton.

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It's awards season! Blake was recognized as the outstanding senior on the Academic Team! Woohoo! (For my Texas peeps, it's the equivalent of Whiz Quiz. ) #northport

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So very nice of you @blueberry_backroads ! Thank you!

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After they played, the director recognized the seniors by name and by giving their plans for college, including their major. Blake's peers will be going to MIT, Johns Hopkins, Michigan, SUNY Binghamton among other schools.

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Blake's last orchestra concert. Ever. I'm glad Garrett is here with me because Alan is in Israel. I will really miss coming to these.

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One of my favorite #crossstitch pieces lives at my Dad's house. I made it for my Mom nearly 20 years ago. I think it was originally in a @betterhomesandgardens magazine.

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What a gorgeous day for a drive! We are off to visit RIT.

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This is happening. #parallelparking #riteofpassage

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Thanks so much @denverquilts ! ❤️

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I worked on my #figtreeredandcreambom during #stormstella I still need to make the March blocks but I'm loving these!

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Porthos weighing his options. He's able to walk on top of the layer of ice we got after the snow. #stormstella

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