Category Archives: Quotes

Books I loved and not so much in 2016

One thing that I learned this year is that the books I loved most were the books I heavily researched, and studied the reviews, before I invested my time on them. Generally, I saw them on several favorite book lists, not just … Continue reading

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New Leaves

As for the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival, you vote by going here and then click in the upper right hand corner, of your favorite quilt picture. A red heart will appear when you have voted. Thanks if mine was a favorite!! If not, … Continue reading

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Bloggers’ Quilt Festival Spring 2013 ~ Handquilted

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Leave a Trail” December 2012 100″ x 100″ Machine pieced Hand quilted by myself Welcome to another Bloggers’ … Continue reading

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There is a reason for everything

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.” <<< That’s a … Continue reading

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From our home to yours~

  Merry Christmahanzaquanzicka!! To you and all your family Your neighbors and your friends May all your days be happy With a joy that never ends May peace and love surround you at Christmas-time and all the whole year through. … Continue reading

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A Baker’s dozen from Julia Child

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” “The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon … Continue reading

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Prince Charming

We’ve been sprucing up around here, flowers planted, weeds pulled, cleaning out the pond, getting ready for a house full of company. But I have been struggling with the little pond we put in, out front, several years ago. It’s … Continue reading

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