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Well this is quite the week! Click Here.

Normally on a Tuesday like this I'd be in the shower already getting ready to go teach the Advanced Beginner Class at Poppy Quilt & Sew and going to book study at my parish tonight. Instead I'm at my kitchen counter staying home with what is allergy related sinus thing (no temp, not achy). We've… Continue reading Well this is quite the week! Click Here.

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Road to California Redux

The Uber driver picked me up at the hotel Thursday morning to take me to the Ontario Airport to head back to Texas. This delightful driver, Grace, I learned has an art degree and ran an art department for a while. At some moment she needed work and ended up working for the concession stands… Continue reading Road to California Redux

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I find it profoundly odd

that I can go for weeks without writing some witty and pithy thing here. Can you hang on for a moment, I need to go make coffee, change the laundry over and wait for a friend to come to use my Handi Quilter Moxie. Be back in a few. Copies are available at Road! My… Continue reading I find it profoundly odd

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Quilt Festival Postlude

Before I get started on this day I would like to send you over to two podcasts. Quilter on Fire Episode 48 with Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Quilt N Tell Podcast Back to the Beginner Brain Episode 64. I have thoughts on both podcasts and how they are related to one another. There are more… Continue reading Quilt Festival Postlude

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Goals, Video & Moving Forward

Friends, please join me in sharing some of the beauty of this week. While I know I still need some time to reflect and think things through there are some good highlights. I've mentioned that one of the Priests I worked with in ages past often said, "We do not need new teaching, we need… Continue reading Goals, Video & Moving Forward

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Does this ever happen to you?

Where you finally get all the bits and pieces lined up ready to go and then a wrench gets tossed into the works, effectively derailing what you're doing? And because of what it is you can't really be mad about it first because you really have no control over it and second because that will… Continue reading Does this ever happen to you?

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Thank You

Quilts Inc for coordinating, hosting, and running a great show this week. No doubt ever crossed my mind that this would be not only challenging but different, and it was and each of y'all handled things with grace and kindness. Bob Ruggiero you deserve a special thank you for so many things but most especially… Continue reading Thank You

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Quilted Features: SewBatik Diane Magidson

For years I'd attend quilt shows and like a magnet was drawn to this one booth, dripping with color, and full of gorgeous fabric, with a tiki hut - SewBatik. I'd chat with the owners Bruce or Diane when they weren't busy. When I was teaching I'd have dinner with them or help them with… Continue reading Quilted Features: SewBatik Diane Magidson

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Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

Good morning friends! The view of the sunrise from the front porch is glorious. After a few pages of John Cleese's book Creativity I'd take another shot of the morning sky. Read a few more pages, look up, breathe, take a couple more images, repeat. There was one moment between the light and the wispy… Continue reading Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

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Quilted Features

Today's post is all about Quilted Features that will full on debut on October 20th. Celebrating 29 years with this guy - I love him! But First. Earlier this week my Sweetie and I celebrated twenty-nine years as a married couple. We fully expected to be on vacation this week however some things came up… Continue reading Quilted Features