tennis anyone?

my elbow hurts.

i think i have tennis elbow.

from quilting.

don’t laugh.

so yesterday, all day, i didn’t pick up a needle. i wanted to. i really really wanted to. but i didn’t. i took a day off. woke up this morning and my elbow still hurts.  i really need a quilting fix.  i really need to get some needle action.  sigh.

i had to run some errands yesterday and bumped into a little tent selling stuff.

good stuff.

old japanese stuff.

so i got this….

cool, isn't it!!

pretty sure it’s the god “Hotei”  , god of happiness…it looks great in my garden… just not sure where it looks best…  

does it look good here????


or do you like it better over here…

i think it looks good on the quilt… but i need to bring the quilt in because i have more stitching to do.

no pain, no gain.

i can rest this elbow when it gets too hot and humid to sew….


11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. shiborigirl
    Mar 07, 2012 @ 06:33:25

    he looks great just about anywhere. i think i am particular to the first location- i like him surrounded by the greenery. man, those are some fantastic lanterns you have there…


  2. Erinn LaMattery
    Mar 07, 2012 @ 08:33:05

    Cool! Love those stone statues, what a neat find your little god statue is! I like him in the green bushes, I think the green sets off the copper color quite nicely!


  3. jolene
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 17:27:15

    He’s like a garden gnome…It’s perfect!


  4. John Hillestad
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 01:00:30

    Jan: I like the grome or what ever it is in the lst picture in with all the green, I guess it will look good anywhere you put him, he is cute.



  5. gramdpa
    Mar 16, 2012 @ 20:40:13


    Just checking to see if your fathers name comes up. I made a mistake when I signed us in. Love to all, mother


  6. spiritcloth
    Mar 18, 2012 @ 12:37:06

    what wouldn’t look good here. it is amazing how things ache as i get older.


  7. karmadondruplhamo
    Mar 19, 2012 @ 15:58:51

    do you have Arnica? in the cream form?
    The Rub NatraBio

    oh WHa…this is going to use the WordPress name..karmadondruplhamo, but
    it’s me, grace from over at SpiritCloth


    • whereishenow
      Mar 19, 2012 @ 22:59:26

      wow this looks like spam!! I almost deleted it…. ok, Grace… you are recommending a cream for my elbow… thank you… where can i get it? or better yet… MOM!!!!! are you reading this?? can you get me some cream??

      my elbow is still very sore. i am doing just a tiny tiny bit of light sewing and it still hurts……….


  8. gramdpa
    Mar 23, 2012 @ 00:00:27

    Where do we find this cream, I looked on the internet but I don’t order from it, Help, I am her mother in Washington. Love to all grandmother and mother


  9. onesmallstitch
    Mar 31, 2012 @ 18:47:05

    I’m a weaver and spinner – do both every day, as well as knitting, stitching etc., etc., I’ve been getting acupunctute once a month for years. It’s marvellous for those types of repeative injuries and pains. My acupuncturist is from Chiba – living and working in B.C. Canada, I wouldn’t be weaving without her.


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