Category Archives: quilting

Sunday afternoon in Akaroa NZ

We left Christchurch, fortified with breakfast and a look at the Postcards from Antartica exhibit and started down the road to Akaroa. We stopped at Birdlings Flat after having had views of Lake Ellesmere. Quick stopat Little River (Gateway to … Continue reading

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Friday in New Zealand

Sort of squeaking this one in under the wire but hey, it was a pretty busy day! Got up and figured out a bus to take downtown. The bus ended at a terminal building where you can change buses but … Continue reading

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Long ago, in a tiny galaxy far far away…

Many many years ago, at some quilt-related something or other, this appeared amongst a set of blocks on display. It wasn’t originally crumpled. I think I did that as a gut reaction when it was brought to me. I may … Continue reading

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Friday, trying. I’m trying. And why

If you recall, my motto is Practice, Persistence, Beauty. In that spirit I got myself out of the house, put a coffee and breakfast sandwich in my hand and splattered paint on paper for a short while before work. My … Continue reading

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Here, A Place to Stand

Here, A Place to Stand (More Like a Big Ball) 46 x 65 in, 2016 Here, a place to stand. One last embrace, earth and sky; light and dark entwine.

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