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 It’s been two months since my last post.  I’m here… reviewing, rearranging, reworking… all underground.  The good news is I feel a reemergence coming on.  I noticed it when I started reaching for my camera again.  Ideas are coming to me, the urges to create something, to use my hands again, to have those conversations […]

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Just me in the studio today… me any my guys… Otis Redding, Aaron Neville, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke that is.  I’m working to finish that third hospital quilt.  I’ve been told, I can do it.  Today.  Well… I’m not sure about this, but one thing I am sure of is I’m grateful to have […]

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We finished two of those Hospital quilts… and the top to the third.  I’d like to thank Donna, Joan, Dianna, Barbara, Dr. Baker and Wendy for all your support and help with this!  I really could not have done this without you!  Last Friday, the hospital celebrated Christmas and their 60th anniversary.  They decorated the […]

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I had a slight panic today… the power went out.  Thankfully, they’re back on now and I’ve had a full morning here in the studio… just me and my elves.  I’m certain that at least two will be finished by tomorrow.  If I’m lucky we might finish the third.  I’m not taking bets tho.

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Things are moving along in this workshop of mine… oh, how I feel like an elf right now.  Outside its a sunny and gusty day, yet in here things are calm.  The three quilts are in various stages of completion… thanks to the help of two angels who showed up on my doorstep last night! […]

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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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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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