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Braided Rug Finished – Love it!

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Spirals

  The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals. ~Madame de Staël French novelist 1766-1817

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Just What I Wanted

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. ~Ben Stein

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Compassion

Like honesty, compassion may be expressed through verbal means but its basic form of communication is silence. ~ Clark E. Moustakas

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Love Notes

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Today

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Lap Quilt Nearing Completion

I love the choice of a solid colour between the quilt squares.  A few more little touches and it’s finished.

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Lap Quilt in Progress

Eldest daughter is working on this Dresden Plate lap quilt for her grandma’s 100th birthday in May.  Still trying to choose the colours between the squares. It’s going to look beautiful when it’s finished and mom will love it.

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Living In The Past For Now

Staying home and being safe has been the perfect chance to work non-stop on my family binders project and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing.  From printing family trees to pasting in historical pictures, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying this process … Continue reading

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Creating Beauty

Living by creating  and sharing beauty is a wonderful way to live. See her art on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/GlassMoonTreasures?ref=nla_listing_details

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My Opus

Why am I doing this, all these binders, too much information. I started researching my family tree, then trying to fit pieces of my personal puzzle together from the years I’d lost when I was ill. It became a habit, … Continue reading

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Another Puzzle Finished

I remember typing on an old Remington portable typewriter many, many moons ago. I still have an old Underwood sitting on my studio cupboard.  It reminds me of my dad who repaired and cleaned typewriters to put himself through college.

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Bless The Idealists

Bless those who see beauty in the mundane, who take care of those who need care, who protect those who need their protection, who show up for the task even though they are exhausted. We need more idealists in this … Continue reading

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Planning My Day

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. ~E. B. White

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Braiding A Rug – Repurposing Old Clothes

Old shirts, jammy pants and leftover fabric are cut into strips, the strips are folded in half with the edges folded inside and ironed flat. The strips are then sewn together end to end to make longer strips. Those strips … Continue reading

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