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A Pleasant Few Days Among Friends and Quilts

I attended two quilt/needlework events this past week. One, the Merrimack Valley Quilt Guild’s annual Quilt Show was at a middle/high school in a nearby New Hampshire town. So many beautiful quilts were hung on portable racks that stood at least eight feet tall and still some reached the floor in length. Some of those …

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Journey of Hope Quilt Nears Finishing.

Ten days into the new year, I shared a photo with you of the beginnings of a anew quilt I am making: Journey of Hope is the name of the quilt, and of the MS Walk for which it is being made. The quilt will be used as a fundraiser, to benefit the MS Center …

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Back to the Basics

Tomorrow will find Rick and I driving to see the dermatologist – a week earlier than scheduled. I called and asked them to move the appointment up because I’ve been watching a new brown spot on my back since Christmas Eve. It is right beside, almost touching, the large Z scar of my earlier malignant …

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Christmas Celebrated

Rick and I had a wonderful Christmas. We drove up to Maine Christmas Eve, and stayed overnight with our daughter and grandchildren. We enjoyed some present-unwrapping on Christmas Eve, and then more on Christmas morning. The kids are older now and no longer wake their Mom at the crack of dawn … instead, we woke …

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One Foot in Front of the Other

It’s a song I vaguely remember from my childhood (or perhaps from my daughter’s or son’s childhood)  … I Google it, wondering whether it was a movie soundtrack, or a 45 record on my portable record player … and I find it as part of the “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” animated television show: …

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Beautiful Weekend Weather

This weekend was called “Georgetown Days”, and we moved a lot of our shop to the outdoors, as did a lot of shops in the square. Friday morning we went to the quilt museum in Lowell and had the two ‘orphan quilts’ assessed for age and condition. We were surprised to learn that one of …

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