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Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

My Sweetie and I are heading out the door shortly to spend some much needed time outside the four walls of this hotel room that we're living in for at least another month or so. I'll announce the winner in a full blog post tomorrow. I thank you for your patience and understanding. While I'm… Continue reading Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

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Dreaming as Creativity

My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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Virtual Quilt Market

Twenty-twenty certainly has a vision all its own. One that seems to show us alternative ways of approaching all the things we're doing from moving and book reviews to major quilt events. As a quilter learning alternate ways of doing things has allowed me to figure out what works for me. Once I learned the… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market

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Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

This morning I woke up with songs in my head and a words of a blog post flitting around my head. its a good day to write. Well, and pack up boxes. But that's a story for another day. Journaling is part of my life experience. For a number of years I attended journaling retreats… Continue reading Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

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Imagine

The possibilities are endless, the potential is great, and I'm looking forward to figuring it out. Things are up in the air at the moment, and while there is nothing I can do about the up-in-the-airness of it all I can imagine, and dream. This is a reference to a potential home in Texas and… Continue reading Imagine

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Connecting & Freeing Up

Connecting While perusing social media Debby Brown posted this link for ways to connect with one another while we are refraining from in-person contact. I knew about one of the ways for personal contact, the other two were new to me. The Quilt Show is having a membership sale right now. I rejoined last night… Continue reading Connecting & Freeing Up

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On Following Directions

You know I'm moving, right? I've mentioned it on social media and on this post. Even in this time of active social media news sometimes travels slowly. My Sweetie found a position near Austin TX, accepting mid-January. Our house sold quickly and I'm in the process of packing up. Over the weekend my sister and… Continue reading On Following Directions

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Twenty twenty, amazing already

Twenty twenty woke up mid-January and said, "Hey! you there! hang onto your nickers it's going to be a bit of a wild & fun ride. Kinda like those rickety sounding roller coasters that scare ya but are totally fun. Wheeeeeeeeeeeee! At the end of a delightful day teaching a friend to use her BERNINA,… Continue reading Twenty twenty, amazing already

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2019 Word of the Year, and Goals

Don't say this sky's the limit when there are footsteps on the moon This morning I woke up thinking about the goal's I'd originally set for 2019. There were several specific goals that I'd really hoped to achieve. Hoped being the operative word. This led to thinking about goals I've had on/off over the last… Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year, and Goals

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An Interview With: Linda Nitzen

Sometimes when you meet a person there is something that simply clicks. I met Linda Nitzen, who was with Sizzix at that time, at a Quilt Market in Houston with Jake Finch, and Tracy Mooney. After a bit of texting between Jake and Linda, we, Tracy, Jake and I went down to the lobby of… Continue reading An Interview With: Linda Nitzen