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Monthly Archives: November 2012

A friend came over yesterday to help me organize these blocks into three quilts.  I’ll admit this project right from the very start sounded like more than I could handle at this time in my life.  When I saw the 59 blocks I nearly cried… I was expecting 20.  Three quilts (and one block pretty […]

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Something compelled me to jump on my cutting table and start shooting.  It was the best thing I did.  Here, bathed in morning’s golden glow, I’m able to savor beauty that surrounds me.

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I’m starting new work today… not my usual stuff, a commission for the hospital.  I’m not entirely looking forward to this project but I said I’d do it and I’m gonna see this through.  Years ago, I made a quilt for the hospital.  Twenty units got together and each came up with a 12″ square […]

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I’ve been consumed this week with the final stages of planning for a large event here on Maui.  I’m the chair of the 8th annual “gala” fundraiser for the Pacific Cancer Foundation.  Needless to say I’m not sleeping much.  It’s all good though; I’m learning a lot and meeting many new people.  I don’t have […]

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I’ve been talking to painters lately and my enthusiasm for the medium is renewed. Yesterday evening I noticed the golden yellows and browns that fell on the landscape at sunset.  The vog has been particularly heavy lately, thus filtering sunlight and creating dramatic effects with golden hues falling on every surface. So inspired I was […]

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I spent the day making up these ultra cute tissue holders.  They are for the tables of our Pacific Cancer Foundation event.  Last year there wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd when we showed a particularly moving video of a survivor thanking us for our support.  It was a powerful moment.  That crowd of […]

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