March 27, 2009 in This n' That
Early this morning I went outside to get something out of my car and there were three peacocks strolling down the street. I live on the edge of a National Forest and this is only the second time in 14 years that I have seen peacocks in our neighborhood. And it is a close community – each lot is less than 1/4 acre – I think it is strange to see these birds around a busy neighbor hood.
Anyway, I ran in the house so I could share it with you. My camera, I did not realize, was still attached to my computer. When I grabbed it and ran, all went flying. By the time I got back outside, they were headed to my neighbor’s backyard. So the picture isn’t the greatest.
While I was waiting and hoping for them to come closer or at least to show their feathers, I thought about quilting. Peacock feathers are so beautiful, don’t you think they would make a gorgeous quilt. Think about it…this is a picture I got from Microsoft Office. We could piece together the circles and bird’s body, making the pattern so the circles get closer together towards the center. The details can be accomplished with quilting (in metallic thread!)
After walking around the neighbor’s yard, the turned and went down the street toward’s the main road ~ just like three friends taking a stroll.