Ahhh, the wonderful fabric purchase! How many of us crave the excitement of perusing the quilt shop, taking our newfound treasures up to the counter, having them cut and taking them home. Some of us just can't wait to wash, iron, and carefully fold our new stash, others hide it away for a rainy day. For me, fabric buys were like 'crack' and I had to have my fix. I was in the quilt shop every week, and I would dream and obsess about new fabrics until I bought them. I just couldn't get enough, and I'm pretty sure my husband was ready to contact the producers of "Intervention" to see if they dealt with fabric addicts. When my local quilt shop went out of business, it wasn't from lack of my local support. After the shop closed, I quickly found out how much fun buying fabric online could be, but there was a new element to the buying process. The waiting for the package was painful, as I wanted instant gratification. When the packages came, I couldn't get them open fast enough. How many of you gals out there go through the same thing? I thought this picture captured that feeling just perfectly. I thought about the excitement I felt when I went to the Jersey Shore as a child. Nothing was more exciting than the ocean and waiting for the water to run up the beach at my feet. So, I guess in the end, buying fabric makes me feel like a kid again...excited at possibility and carefree. Enjoy your passion, and the anticipation of those wonderful fabric buys!