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Spring has finally arrived – I hope!. As I write this, the frogs who have taken up residence in the pond just under our bedroom window, are trying to sing me to sleep. As usual, I am trying to solve … Continue reading

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The Party Continues

Ken’s Kitchen has been sending recipes, but it has been awhile since I posted any. This seems like a great time to give you a couple. After all, what is a party without food? Dear hubby got a cast iron … Continue reading

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It is almost time to wrap up the sewing before Christmas. This is my last project. It may or not be finished in time. After I make many more strings, they will magically (I hope) turn into 3-D Christmas trees. … Continue reading

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This week I want to extend a warm welcome to the new friends I met and made on the recent quilting cruise. It was a special time. Since coming home I have been anxious to finish the log cabin quilt … Continue reading

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Art Exercises

Did you have a creative week? Were you artistic?  Is there a difference? I have always considered myself creative, but not artistic. It is something I have wanted to improve, so I made it one of my New Year’s Resolution … Continue reading

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The Mad Scientist (#4)- Going for Green

Will Hydrangea flowers give us a green botanical dye? How about these Juniper berries? You may recall last month I tried Juniper needles on the assumption that we would have better luck with an evergreen plant than with annuals. At the … Continue reading

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Quilted Postcard Stories

August’s theme -‘Go Vintage’was an interesting one!  Continue reading. I am sure you will be entertained. The theme for September in the 1 Million Mile Quilted Postcard Challenge is ‘back to school’. Not very original, but appropriate. It’s not too late to … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Fun & Slow Textiles

My Mad Scientist experiments are mostly about having fun. Questions like “I wonder what will happen if …” and “what if I do this?” or “what will happen if I add that…”. It combines two things I love to work and play … Continue reading

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Your Turn to Vote

July’s theme for the 1 Million Mile Postcard Challenge is ‘Go Modern.’ I am already on my 4th rendition of a design. Why is this one so difficult? Because I want it simple but still interesting. Do you want to … Continue reading

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Mystery Location (April) Revealed

Countdown to Grand Give Away 2016 – 5 weeks. ******************* Ken’s Kitchen: Steamed Bok Choy Pork Besides being healthy, this is a nice light meal. Perfect for lunch. In the month of April we posted a whopping 160,900 miles for the 1 … Continue reading

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