Category Archives: My Musings about Life

Reflections On A Perfect Day

Some days it just seems that all is right with the world. Yesterday was such a day. My baby/roommate India arrived home safely from the University of Pittsburgh. I spent the morning enjoying holiday potluck with the inspirational women of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Gratitude can change your life. Try it.

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A Life of Simple of Abundance

How much does any one person need? That is a question I try to focus on daily. My quilt A Life of Simple Abundance is my reminder that MORE, MORE, MORE does not equal HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY.

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Happy Veterans Day

I always think of my Dad Otis Hicks on this day. He was a proud Marine, and I am the keeper of his flag. If you have a veteran in your life, make a point to say “thank you” on … Continue reading

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Happy Alone

I spent a glorious day today doing things I love — quilting, cheering the Falcons, planting pansies, and a little legal work. Everyone is responsible for her own happiness. Are you happy alone? My quilt Happy Alone is a small … Continue reading

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Martin’s Dream

The Martin Luther King Jr Memorial is being dedicated  today. Having spent the first six years of my education in segregated schools, there is not a day that goes by that I am not grateful for his work toward equality. … Continue reading

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First Monday in October

The first Monday in October has special significance for lawyers. It is the day the United States Supreme Court convenes each year after a summer recess. My quilt Subtle Struggle Toward the Dream #3 is part of a series of … Continue reading

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Another Day in Paradise

Today was one of those perfect fall days in Atlanta — sunny and crisp. Quilting, football and food are the icing on the cake.

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Do You Make Time For Quiet Reflection?

I find it helpful just to sit quietly when I am trying to make a difficult decision. How do you make difficult decisions? My Have a Cup of Tea series reminds us that things are rarely as bad as they … Continue reading

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Good Bye Summer!

I know fall is on the way to Atlanta when I feel just a little crispness in the air when I go out for my morning paper. By noon, it will be unbearably hot again, but I know fall is … Continue reading

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