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My Quilt’s on the Cover Book Giveaway

Haha! It’s probably not what you were expecting. This is not a book about vintage quilts or how to make quilts. It’s a quilt-themed novel, Everlasting Quilts, the 4th in Ann Hazelwood’s East Perry County Series published by AQS. I was contacted by the cover designer, who asked if he could use a photo of my…

Sewing Room Makeover

No, I have not been vacationing at some exotic locale.  During this latest hiatus from blogging, I have been on a binge of fixing up a few rooms in our house — the sewing room, family room, and our bedroom.  When one of these moods hits me, my husband generally just stands back and lets…

Retirement Gifts

Yesterday was our school’s end of the year party, and we celebrated my retirement.  My favorite part was a hilarious skit of me teaching one of my first grade computer classes.  I laughed so hard I was weeping.  Fortunately, I’ll still get to see my friends,  since the school is only 4 blocks from my…

Alice in Wonderland — Ink & Watercolor Pictures

My younger sister, Mary, completed these fabulous ink and watercolor pictures in the 1970’s and gave them to my sister, Sally, and me. I have all four of them now and I hope Sally doesn’t ever ask for hers back. Mary used the illustrations by Sir John Tenniel from the original 1865 Alice’s Adventures in…