I was storing some quilts downstairs and came across several of the quilts I made for Picture Play Quilts. I really like that book. In it I got to share what I learned as a second grade school teacher (my first career) while exercising my creativity with fabric (my second career). It was very satisfying … Continue reading Picture Play Quilts
I haven't purchased shampoo or soap in 20 years! I use the little bottles and bars in the hotels where I stay on teaching trips and bring home the leftovers. I decant the shampoo into my personal shampoo bottle at home and mold the slightly used bars onto whatever is currently in the shower soap … Continue reading Hotel Feebies Too Confusing
Today is your last chance to bid on the 37 vintage quilts (translation: "old and used") in an online auction that ends tonight. The Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative is holding a special mid-month auction to turn these quilts into research dollars. Can you help? Bidding is easy, albeit slow. It's a silent auction, and each … Continue reading Vintage Quilt Auction Ends Tonight!
The Flint Journal ran a very nice article about me last week AND the week before. I spoke with the reporter at the beginning of June before I left for Delaware and Pennsylvania. The photographer came out to the house to shoot the photographs before I left too. The article was supposed to run in the … Continue reading The Flint Journal
Thanks to Madison for his "uplifting" post the other day. I love being "guilted" by a dog. This was a great trip, and nothing he says could change that. I had a good chuckle when I read over my itinerary on the plane as we circled to land in Detroit for my connecting outbound flight. I am … Continue reading List Making, NTD, and TTDs
It's rainy and miserable today. Mom's gone. She took off on Sunday. Something about a trip to Pennsylvania or something. As soon as the suitcases came out I went into denial. I hate the suitcases. Especially when there are no signs of my toys in the suitcases. Or kibble in serving sized baggies. Or my … Continue reading Mopey Madison