Category Archives: My Musings about Life

Always Give Yourself Flowers

My Give Yourself Flowers series of quilts is intended to remind me (and those who love my quilts) to always be good to myself. Too often we wait for others to make our lives magical. I say it is my … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning — Quiet, Calm, Deeply Thoughtful

Quiet time is so important. Each morning I try to set aside some time to center myself. I reflect on the things for which I am grateful. I try to dig deep to find my best self. I analyze pros … Continue reading

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Serene at Sixty

I started this quilt on January 1, 2014, the day I turned 60. I was in a happy place with no regrets. I finally finished hand quilting the quilt. The happiness continues. Blessed. . . .  

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Be Calm

When you work  in the political world as I do, you are subjected to  constant hysteria. The simplest things can make people act like the sky truly is falling! I try to be the calm person in the room. My … Continue reading

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Subtle Struggle Toward the Dream

We are celebrating 50 years since the 1963 March on Washington. I try to keep the dream of equality under the law alive each day with my quilt series Subtle Struggle Toward the Dream.      

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Vote! Believe!

I am 58 years old. I went to a segregated school for the first 6 years of my education,  and I struggled in high school to believe that I, too, was beautiful. For me, there is no choice but President … Continue reading

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A Child’s Christmas

I know those of you with little ones are puzzling over those frightening three words: SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED. Don’t despair! You can do it! Enjoy my quilt A Child’s Christmas  and know that those smiles on Christmas morning will be worth … Continue reading

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Musical Christmas Star

What would Christmas be without music? What would my blog be without Pandora? Today I am so grateful for Pandora. They have some wonderful holiday music stations that keep me smiling while I write. Musical Christmas Star is my reminder … Continue reading

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Christmas Garden

Doesn’t look like that snow is coming to Atlanta. What’s the silver lining of no snow? The flowers are happy. Enjoy my quilt Christmas Garden.

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