5 Things Will Help You Become A Better Quilter

January is always a good time to reflect, take stock, set goals, and look forward. So is October, in case you're reading this in a month that isn't January. For traveling quilt teachers, however, January is the beginning of the new teaching season, so I'm taking advantage of the rollover to 2014 to think about … Continue reading 5 Things Will Help You Become A Better Quilter

7 Great iPhone Tricks

I'm a fan. I love my iPhone. I text, check email, take pictures, edit movies, use it to MapQuest from point A to point B, and, oh yeah, I make calls on it too.¬† Here are my favorite tricks: 1. Flashing Light You probably know how to assign ringtones and get your phone to vibrate, … Continue reading 7 Great iPhone Tricks

Rocks and Podcasts

PUTTING TWO & TWO TOGETHER (MAYBE) On the way home from Ann Arbor where our daughter lives, we pass a small open area just after an overpass and before the train station. It's on the right hand side of the road. There's really nothing there except some busted up concrete and a bench. It may … Continue reading Rocks and Podcasts

More Pentagons, More Balls, & Life Inside a Snow Globe

MORE PENTAGONS! I found another pentagon! Next time you enjoy a handful of blueberries, see how many pentagons you can find. Hint: they're hidden in the five-pointed star. They're not all this perfectly formed. I kind of feel badly that I ate it. Thank you for the wonderful comments after my last post.¬† So many … Continue reading More Pentagons, More Balls, & Life Inside a Snow Globe

June Newsletter (5-cornered pizza, a new pattern, and lots more)

Welcome to the June newsletter! It's been a busy couple of days around here. On Wednesday my car was held hostage in the garage. The garage door would only go up about two feet. Even I know that's not enough clearance to get the car out. Had that fixed. On Thursday the new faucet for … Continue reading June Newsletter (5-cornered pizza, a new pattern, and lots more)