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Reminded of a Time When

Sometimes social media reminds me of ''a time when..." something amazing was born from something difficult. Scrolling through my news feed this morning a reminder popped up of a time when as a quilting community we posted regularly on the beauty of other people in the quilting community. I especially appreciated Kim Brunner's thoughtful posts… Continue reading Reminded of a Time When

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Gratitude Sunday

We're eleven days from Thanksgiving. Eleven. Please don't be shocked by my admission that I had to look this up. These last two weeks have been full and thinking about this particular date is superseded by that fullness. While perusing blogs this morning I read this repost by Cheryl on God's Grace and Mom's Alzheimers beginning… Continue reading Gratitude Sunday

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*Breast Cancer* and our Friends

These photos depict a project made for Melly Testa. Melly chose to remain flat after a double mastectomy for breast cancer. She wrote Dreaming from the Journal Page while undergoing treatment. Jake Finch's, Publisher of Generation Q Magazine, shared most of her journey on Mama Makes Quilts. Her experience went from "hey this is going… Continue reading *Breast Cancer* and our Friends

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Editors and Publishers Day

Welcome to the 2017 Edition of Editors and Publishers Day 16 December 2017 This day started a few years ago to honor the editors and publishers who work so hard to make the publishing world go round. As a writer please accept my assurances that a good editor will hear the voice of the one… Continue reading Editors and Publishers Day

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The Whoopie Pies were good and then

No sewing this week. Under the needle sits the quilt started last week, that has a due date quickly approaching. I'll probably finish binding on the plane to St. Louis in a few weeks. Perfectly normal, I tell  ya. So why no sewing? My brother and I made plans to meet for lunch on Friday.… Continue reading The Whoopie Pies were good and then

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Character Builder: Enjoying my Work

Every time I look at this piece of dupioni I see a dancer, depending on the distance sometimes there are two. Human imagination allows us to look at what is there, see something vastly different that what is intended, and develop our sense of play. This piece started with the feather motif in the middle,… Continue reading Character Builder: Enjoying my Work

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And then she said

So I started this post the other day, having something on my mind that "she said." I'm fairly certain it was good and funny because I'm kinda hilarious like that.  Tracy Mooney and I tried to host a GenQ Happy Hour, technical difficulties prevented the full happy hour from happening. Eh whatever...so I had a… Continue reading And then she said