So I'm pausing today to be thankful for all of the amazing people in my life: My sweetie, for saying, "Yes" every single day. Bruce and Diane, for making and creating beautiful fabric, and loads of encouragement. Paula Reid who's been a friend since my first teaching gig in Knoxville, TN. Her batt scooters are… Continue reading Thankful Thursday
I'm a quilter. And by that I love to free motion machine quilt. On and off I've had to work through the equivalent of writers block. I just. couldn't. quilt. Those moments were tough but often led to something that would pleasantly surprise me. Whew. Would it surprise you that, while I've been quilting on… Continue reading Quilterly Writers Block
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHS_9HPhdos/?taken-by=terilucas Imagination. So the other day I captured an intimate moment between a dog and a pig. I did try to turn away politely, not staring but it was so sweet that I had to capture the moment. The dog and the pig kissing was suggested by Kelly Ann, the fun-sized owner of Kelly Ann's… Continue reading Bucket List
I read "Compared to. . ." by Seth Godin and said, "there's a quilt related blog if I've ever read one." More than likely there were different words and it's barely 6 AM here, and I'm just taking my very first sips of my morning Joe I seek your indulgence for a few moments. Comparison… Continue reading Comparatively Speaking or If you only knew
Sometimes gifts come in fun and beautiful ways. Debby Brown, friend, quilter, quilting teacher and Handi Quilter Educator. Debby is a quilting bestie, offering encouragement, sage advice and good honest opinions when asked. A darned fined quilter, indeed. I do admire Debby. The other day Debby and I were chatting and she asked if the… Continue reading A gift
The photo is from my instagram account while shoveling the snow yesterday. Yesterday was a snow day as my boss made the decision that the roads were too bad to travel. I spent the day writing for my book and shoveling on and off. The muscles in my upper body let me know, with no… Continue reading Finding Inspiration on an Icky Day
Waking up early has it's benefits. I'm sitting at my dining room table sipping coffee, looking out my kitchen window and watching a beautiful sunrise creep up over the trees and telephone wires. The winter colors are much more subtle than summer but beautiful and inspiring none the less. Color ranging from a light to… Continue reading Thank you!