Category Archives: Quilting

How goes it?

July has arrived in New England with some really nice summer temperatures. The tomato plants are huge, there are several small tomatoes set on, the spring lettuce is almost done, the raspberries are just starting, and the lavender and hosta … Continue reading

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Fabric Artist

I’ve always enjoyed fabric. My mother was a seamstress by trade, and I can remember she used an old sewing machine while sitting at the kitchen table, and created all of my clothes and school uniforms. I’ve had a sewing … Continue reading

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End of May

Let’s get the weather out of the way – it is cold and rainy. I may never get to put my sweatshirts away. It sucks. One benefit is that the flower blooms last a lot longer than normal. My Clematis … Continue reading

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April

ItĀ arrived with a bang, which in New England meant it snowed for around 24 hours. It was heavy, it was wet, but the temps got a little warmer, the sun came out and some of it is melting. We still … Continue reading

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Reality bites

We’re back home, and it’s always good to get home. Family hugs are very much appreciated, theĀ bed is just right, the recliners are comfy, and the guide on the TV is welcome. Who knew I’d ever be so giddy about … Continue reading

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Over coffee

If we were having coffee, I’d ask how your week was and what’s keeping you busy. ‘Tis the season here to get out the shovels, put the Yaktrax on the boots, and switch the mower for the blower on the … Continue reading

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Tis the season

…The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… Twenty days until little munchkins all over the world will be jumping from their beds to see if what they have been … Continue reading

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