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My Quilt “Grateful Journey” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Sometimes staff members are just too special to let them leave for a new job without a quilt. Such is the case with Trumondia Williams. Tru was part of my staff in the DeKalb County Attorney’s Office for three years. … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Blue Heart” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Bennett Bryan argued a case on behalf of the DeKalb County Tax Commissioner before the Georgia Court of Appeals. This was no ordinary argument however. The Court was sitting at the University of Georgia where Bennett received … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Be Brilliant” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Senior Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Terri Gordon argued her first case before the Georgia Supreme Court recently.  The case involved the death of a citizen who died after being arrested and transported to the hospital by law enforcement officials. The Court streamed the argument live for … Continue reading

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Give Yourself a Flower Garden and a Vacation and Anything Else on Your Bucket List!

I just returned from a fabulous vacation cruising on the Celebrity Equinox for 11 nights. My gratitude meter is sky high!  I enjoyed great food, interesting ports of call, fabulous fun with my travel mates and uninterrupted Mommy time with … Continue reading

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Joy and Gratitude

I expect everyone on my staff to show up each day with joy and gratitude. Why do I insist on joy and gratitude? Because I believe that we are blessed to be the chosen ones to be able to serve … Continue reading

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From Africa to Atlanta By Way of Arkansas Visits DeKalb Law Department

Since I am making new memories on my new job as DeKalb County Attorney, I thought it appropriate to allow my personal memory quilt visit for a while. From Africa to Atlanta by Way of Arkansas now hangs in my … Continue reading

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Music Girl Enrolls at PITT

For India, it is always tough to decide which quilts go with her to the University of Pittsburgh and which quilts stay home. This year, Music Girl made the cut, along with India’s Basketball Star and her constant companion AYSC … Continue reading

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African Sophistication Finds a New Home

African Sophistication, 28 x 27 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2008. African Sophistication, #76/100 of my African Canvas Memory Quilt series was purchased at my Holiday Open House and will be under someone’s Christmas tree. This series of  quilts are  memory quilts, … Continue reading

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The Wind Beneath Jessica’s Wings

Quilts are special because each one seems to evoke memories of a happier time. Memory quilts are even more special because that is their main  intent. My latest quilt is called The Wind Beneath Jessica’s Wings. It is a memory … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Joyful Journey Home

  I spent the weekend in Pittsburgh with my daughter  India. It was Family Weekend at the University of Pittsburgh, and parents were  invited to see first hand how their children had fared during a month of separation.  We had … Continue reading

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