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You won’t believe what happens next!

Sensational headlines are the best. Let's get your attention, tell you a story that pulls the heart strings, gets a laugh or annoys the heck out of you. I'll limit sensational headlines as they drive me up a tree, deposit me on the a weak branch, and... Fly! So here I am writing another blog… Continue reading You won’t believe what happens next!

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Quiltfest of NJ, Social Media and Character

First up Social Media: Find me on Facebook here, here, and here. Find me on Instagram here, and here. Find me on Twitter @terilucas Then there's this: I'm heading off to the QuiltFest of NJ today. I hope to see you there. I am at the end of a cold so I'll understand if you don't… Continue reading Quiltfest of NJ, Social Media and Character

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It’s all about the bass

Reading Jasper Fford lately has reminded me of this love of playing with words. I sometimes wear people out (yeah, sorry about that Melissa, you're so good at it though!) with this love, needing to be slightly more mindful of this...however it's so fun. This guy was a character. I've written about dad a few… Continue reading It’s all about the bass

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Trees are perfect: character grows

Way back when my dear mother-in-love lived in South Jersey she planted two Dogwood trees.One afternoon as we worked on cleaning up the property I pulled one of them up. It looked like a twig. The baby tree was replanted and thrived. The dogwood still lives in my front yard now, in spite of my… Continue reading Trees are perfect: character grows

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Character: explored beauty

Melanie Testa is by far one of the most joyful, and thoughtful quilters I've ever met. A beautiful, creative soul. One of my most treasured memories is having lunch with her and Elizabeth, we were on the receiving end of some seriously disapproving looks from because we were laughing so much. This still brings a… Continue reading Character: explored beauty

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Inspired, Character

There are habits in life that well worth cultivating, an affinity for quirky literature is a good thing. The details of discovering Jasper Fforde escape me, however the long lasting memory of the telling of the life and times of Thursday Next, and the twists and turns of her life bring a smile to the… Continue reading Inspired, Character

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Talk about a quilt with Character

Talk about a quilt that is a character. And I'm going to share some of its most interesting character traits. But first, let's see how Kelly Ann measures up. Worth the visuals alone. I've talked about this quilt here and here. I love this quilt, always have. The character in this quilt rests in the… Continue reading Talk about a quilt with Character