Category Archives: My Life as a Writer

Read My Blog on Kindle

You can now subscribe to this blog on Kindle!  That way you will never miss a post as I chronicle my life through quilts. The subscription fee is $1.99 per month.  Just search O.V. Brantley to find it. As a … Continue reading

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Stars in My Heaven In East Cobb Show This Weekend

Stars in My Heaven, 83 x 97 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2009.   Stars in My Heaven was juried into the East Cobb Quilt Show which opens this weekend at the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia. Show hours … Continue reading

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Awaiting Inspiration Through Calm Reflection

I find that I write much better when I get in a quiet place and allow my inner spirit to take over. Sometimes I have no idea what I am going to write until my fingers touch the keys. This … Continue reading

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A Quiet Day With My Books

Since the weather is not cooperating today, I am spending a quiet day with my books. I finally joined a book club, and Friday night’s discussion is still rambling around in my head. We discussed Someone Knows My Name by … Continue reading

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Atlanta Daily World Opens Store in Airport

This week I attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Atlanta Daily World book store at the Atlanta Airport. I was the guest of my friend Cecelia Hunter who is a partner in  Airport Retail Management (ARM), a  firm that manages several … Continue reading

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African Quilt Market (Part Two) Featured on Poetry Blog

African Quilt Market (Part Two) is featured on the JBlack Designs blog. JBlack Designs features poetry illustrated by hand crafted items listed for sale on Etsy.com. Visit JBlack Designs to see how African Quilt Market (Part Two) is incorporated into the … Continue reading

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What Did I Read on My Cruise?

When I am home, I am more likely to be on my sewing machine, rather than in my library. With lots of free time on my cruise, I thought I should get a head start on reading the book for … Continue reading

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Inspired by Nature’s Beauty

My primary purpose on a spring break cruise is to be a discreet chaperone for daughter India and, this year, neice Brittany. Besides having someone cook for me and clean my room, my favorite parts of a cruise are the … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage!

We leave tonight headed to Miami for our annual spring break cruise. This year we are cruising on Carnival Destiny  to the Bahamas. India and I have cruised during her spring break for many years now, and we have pretty … Continue reading

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