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Watercolor and Flowers

I was looking through my art supplies and discovered an old box of watercolor tube paints that may have been my dad’s or maybe mine from high school! They were pretty far gone, seeing as they were made sometime between … Continue reading

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Triptych to Switzerland

This is “A Clear Necessity”, my entry to Quilt for Change – “Water is Life: Clean Water and Its Impact on the Lives of Women and Girls around the World.”  I’m excited to tell you that it has been selected to … Continue reading

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Sky watcher

We have a second story bedroom with a deck. There are no plants or furniture on the deck. It is south facing and the sun beat on it all day long so no need for places to sit or sun … Continue reading

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Respect and the Art Quilt

After viewing pieces included in the Akron Art Prize venues, The Snarky Quilter posed this question on her blog:  “Do quilts still get no respect in the art world?” Here are my thoughts… First, I would say quilts get less … Continue reading

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Deadlines…

I have a love-hate relationship with deadlines. If not for deadlines I probably wouldn’t have finished many of the art quilts I have started. But I also (gently) kick myself when I don’t get a piece finished by a deadline. … Continue reading

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Excited Over Small Things

The other day I spotted a large bright green spider on the trumpet flowers in our back garden. At the time I wasn’t sure what type of spider it was so I got my phone to take a photo and … Continue reading

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Father and Art

We have been celebrating my husband, father of my sons today, but I’m also missing my own dad. He spent his professional life inside helicopter and jet engines but when he had leisure time he could be found in his … Continue reading

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