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Yearly Archives: 2013

wishing you all peace and happiness these last moments of the year!  the dogs and I are taking it in.

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Moving into a new house takes patience… especially when time is a limited resource.  All the comforts of home are installed… a place to eat… sleep… even a quiet place to sit and contemplate just how underneath it all I’m bewildered yet thankful.  My situation here reminds me of a patient I had the other […]

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  I gave myself permission not to drive today.  The fact that I got dressed was only a formality.

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  My daughter is doing a project on bee keeping.  I must say it’s tempting to get a hive, but at this time in my life it’s not an option.  Fortunately it’s a friend who is willing to show us the process that is what we did the other day.  I have a deeper understanding […]

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The house is a mess, the presents aren’t wrapped… and cards?  ahem It’s funny how watching “A Carlie Brown Christmas” makes everything alright.  

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I’ve been asking myself some really big questions lately.  I guess that’s what one does in this stage of life.

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It’s true; at this time of year I do wish for snow, but then I remember this is one of the reasons why I’m still here.  

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Lately, I’ve been feeling the urge to create.  I mean BIG-TIME!  So I’ve decided to get busy.  As with most houses, there is no ready-made studio.  I know, nonsense!  Right?  My house is no exception.  It does however have a garage, which I’m taking steps to convert into a studio!  The cabinetry was removed last […]

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I dreamt I could fly… that old recurring dream of mine. Like a good luck charm in my pocket, all I had to do is reflect on it and I was transported to a blissful place.

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it was a busy day for the both of us.  I was glad we took a few minutes to stop by the mattress store.  she smiled as we rested on an especially comfy one.

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I let them all into the room.  They held hands and said a prayer… “we’re going to be alright if you choose to take her.”  I had to leave.  I do and don’t like this part about my job.  

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Some of you have asked, many more have wondered, I’m guessing, just exactly what is it that has interrupted my life as it has.  I’ve been thinking of how to go about it, but each time I start I can never find the words with the right carefulness or sensitivity that I’ve been looking for. […]

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we chatted and ate crepes.  i shared a little of my story but the focus shifted quickly to another who needed it more than me. my inner smile grew…  i’m going to be just fine.  

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they said goodbye and I closed the door.  inside my heart swelled with gratitude as I realized my house is now a home.

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