I travel quite a bit. And I've got loyalty cards for more than 54 different hotels to prove it. Never mind that I haven't been able to earn a free hotel stay yet, because that's another story. Upon entering my hotel room for the first time, I cheerily announce to the empty room, "Hi Honey, I'm home!" … Continue reading Is This Up To Code?!
Mom was cleaning closets and I was helping. When she feels the urge to purge (and clean and straighten) she usually takes a nap and waits until the urge passes. But, for some reason she was MOTIVATED. Did I mention I was helping? Readers with very good eyes will notice that there is a bottle … Continue reading The Seal of Approval
Last time I visited Shipeshewana, Indiana I walked over to the antique mall to have a look. It was summertime and it was hot. I had shot my wad at the fabric department at Yoder's and I only had an hour to look around, looking being the operative word. There were all sorts of treasures … Continue reading An Unexpected Quilt Connection
It's "Take Your Quilt to Lunch Month!" For those of you in and around Flint, Michigan, Ba Doy Ow is offering a special treat if you bring a quilt in to their wonderful restaurant during the month of January. Why? Because when I blogged about Ba Doy Ow before a bunch of quilters showed up. Yi-lan, … Continue reading Take a Bao
I have two really strong memories about scissors. When I was very young I remember that my mother kept her sewing scraps in the bottom drawer that was built into the wall of our hallway, between the kitchen and the bathroom. The three built-in drawers were always a mystery to me. Where did they go … Continue reading The Sound of Shears Delight