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march

I’m still unable to post new images to my blog.  I’ve used this space as a place to journal my work and it’s been especially hard not to record all of the finished pieces since November.  I may have to … Continue reading

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thankful

Just a few reasons to be thankful … and there are so many more.

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quietly

Autumn tiptoed in on kitten paws, but the quiet was abruptly shattered, seemingly overnight.    The garden has exploded with wild abandon – resurrection in the arugula patch!  The plum tomatoes hanging like Christmas stockings, the Cinderella pumpkins aching to be … Continue reading

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let me tell you about Nell

She came from a West Virginia rescue – our local SPCA helping to empty a shelter due to flooding.  No one seems to know much about her background – there was some talk of an owner surrender due to hospice. … Continue reading

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playing it safe

Sometimes I think that I should just stick to sock knitting.  It’s easy, fast and predictable. But no, I want to take on the giant projects that spill out and over the months and years and make me slightly crazy! … Continue reading

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gifts

This is a changing mat that I made for a dear friend who has become an auntie!  Giraffes were part of the nursery theme, so it was easy to get on board!  Who doesn’t love a giraffe? The backing is … Continue reading

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and then, it’s august

July was a scorcher.  All the better to stay indoors and MAKE.   Three new babies will be arriving so gifts were in order.  But I decided to make a few totes for myself before getting onto the business of … Continue reading

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five days in

…and I’ve already finished hand quilting a piece, configured the quilt guild blocks (with enormous help from my friend Elaine), completed a toddler sweater, pickled beets from my garden and started weeding.  PHEW!  Yes, I am on summer break.  I … Continue reading

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i am surprised

Leaning in my chair, mind wandering. The work load waits. There is a peaceful addiction to perusing blogs, so I go there. For hours. Finding a new writer, a quilter, perhaps a dreamer or a star gazer makes me happy. … Continue reading

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He was my heart

I know what a broken heart feels like. Goodbye my wonderful friend and companion.  You made these last ten years a joy with your affection and bravery and devotion.  You slept beside my bed every single night – you made … Continue reading

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