Well, I'm not worried. No matter what I receive from my assigned partner, it can't be as bad as what I'm working on from my own collection of quilt tops!
One Christmas our club decided to bring friendship star blocks in Christmas colors for a drawing for a lucky quilter to win. We didn't designate WHICH colors, just Christmas ones. OH. MY. WORD. Did we get a bunch of interesting blocks! AND I -- moi, me, myself -- won the
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Did you know that "ugly" is not used at all, not once!, in the King James Version of the Bible? Isn't that a hoot!? You know there had to be something ugly back there in Biblical times!
The New International Version, yeah. They got Ugly. It's kinda hilarious:
Joseph (the coat of many colors guy) is listening, in Genesis 41, to Pharaoh tell his dream (of the impending famine, as it turns out).
Pharaoh says, "In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile, when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds. After them, seven other cows came up -- scrawny and very ugly and lean. I had never seen such ugly cows in all the land of Egypt." (v. 17-19 -- emphasis mine! :-D)