And here is the costume with its accessories.
He has a large snake around his body, a monkey wrapped around his arm, and he is holding his tiger cub. Now that's what I call an animal lover!
A surprise message came to me from my friendly librarian. Her library had just received the newest Elm Creek Quilt book, The Giving Quilt, and asked me if I wanted her to reserve it for me. Well, yes!! This was on October 29, the day before its release date. You could imagine how excited I was when I went in the next morning to pick it up and started reading.