Hi friends! It is going to be mild here today. Sunny and in the 50's! Amazing!
I have a finish I want to share with you. I completed the December Joyful World last night. The series is complete!
Maisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household
when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton,
soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under her
wing. Lady Rowan's friend, Maurice Blanche, often retained as an
investigator by the European elite, recognized Maisie’s intuitive gifts
and helped her earn admission to the prestigious Girton College in
Cambridge, where Maisie planned to complete her education.
outbreak of war changed everything. Maisie trained as a nurse, then left
for France to serve at the Front, where she found—and lost—an important
part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, in the spring of 1929,
Maisie sets out on her own as a private investigator, one who has
learned that coincidences are meaningful, and truth elusive. Her very
first case involves suspected infidelity but reveals something very
In the aftermath of the Great War, a former officer
has founded a working farm known as The Retreat, that acts as a
convalescent refuge for ex-soldiers too shattered to resume normal life.
When Fate brings Maisie a second case involving The Retreat, she must
finally confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.
I am not-very-patiently waiting for the audio copy of book #2 in this series. So I think I may just go over to our library and get the actual book. I need to finish reading my Jane Austen book first!!
I am now off to work on Jacob's second ornament. I will share that finish with you next time.
The results from the camera pill are all normal. The doctor said I look good in there. I am to continue taking iron three times daily and see a hematologist. My hemoglobin has gone up. Hooray! I am no longer severely anemic. It is 10.9 now. A woman's hemoglobin should be 12. So I am getting there.
I hope you have a fantastic week my friends! Thank you for stopping by today.
Stitching and praying,