Archive For 30 July 2012

Quilts for the nieces and nephew
A stitch at a time
Unpaid

Unpaid

I mentioned the long-lasting effects of divorce, then got this in the mail. It’s the child support balance after nearly thirteen years. I guess I can be slightly relieved that his child support debt is bigger than my school loans debt. And no children went hungry because of mine. Those school loans were, in fact,…

You never really get over it

I’ve been working diligently on the second draft of the memoir project for months now, finally getting a grip on what I want it to do, how I want my story to come across. It’s an awful lot of work, let me tell you. This revamp of Chapter One has taken me weeks. I re-wrote…

Working on a larger scale

Working on a larger scale

From this: to this: to this:

I Don’t Mean To Whine

But I am so very tired of hurting all the time.

Mother-Daughter Time in Sisters

Mother-Daughter Time in Sisters

The quilt show in Sisters, Oregon is one of those events I have long planned on attending, yet never managed to make happen. This year would have likely been another missed opportunity if it hadn’t fallen on my mom’s birthday. I’d promised we would go, but the month’s spending money was already gone. My dad…

Zigging

Zigging

I’ve intended to make a quilt for my nephew Nate for years now, but it’s always one thing or another that stops me from getting to it. For the last few months, even though I had samples of this fantastic fabric collection (Launch by Lesley Grainger for Robert Kaufman Fabrics), I really didn’t know what…

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