The Juried Art Exhibition!!

How did I end up in a Juried Art Exhibition? About a month ago along with my husband and daughter we spent a day visiting the local Art Studio Tour. It was a lot of fun meeting some of the artists … [Read more...]

A few more quilts…

After writing a blog post recently titled Quilts made with Love I learned that I had also made a quilt for my sister back in the 1980's but had completely forgotten about it until she told me. Last … [Read more...]

Autumn Splendour!!

A poem by Mary Oliver... Song of Autumn... In the deep fall don't you imagine the leaves think how comfortable it will be to touch the earth instead of the nothingness of air and the … [Read more...]

Quilts made with Love

This past month I gathered the quilts that I had made over my lifetime. There's only one other quilt that I can think of that I didn't think of asking for so that I could photograph it, and that was a … [Read more...]

The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower...   Like the lotus flower that is born out of mud, we must honour the darkest parts of ourselves and the most painful of our life's experiences, because they are what … [Read more...]

The Calming Gifts of Nature

I sit here this evening listening to Snatam Kaur and Peter Kater's album Heart of the Universe as I reflect back to a little over two weeks ago. It's been a whirlwind of emergencies happening in my … [Read more...]

Quilts in the Garden!!

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of joining my sister for the day. She had found out about a Quilt Show in her area, and both of us were excited to attend. Much to each other's surprise as we talked … [Read more...]

Showing up takes courage

 Lately, I keep getting lots of little nudges to show up, to be more visible. To show up in my imperfections. To show up as I am regardless. This morning after connecting with someone new in my life … [Read more...]