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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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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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“African Star” Finds A New Home

My quilt African Star was with me for a very short time. After one of my friends got a new job, I decided African Star was the perfect gift for her. She says it matches her bedroom perfectly. I love … Continue reading

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My Red and White Quilts Part of Exhibit at Downtown Atlanta Library

My collection of red and white quilts are part of an exhibit entitled Looking Forward and Backward: The View From My Grandmother’s Porch. The exhibit is at the Atlanta Fulton County Library, 126 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, GA 30303. It will … 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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Spring Cleaning

Just before the official beginning of spring, we all get the urge to clean up something. We tackle the yard and haul away dead branches. We tackle our closets and donate clothes we have not worn in years. We reorganize … Continue reading

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Be You in the New Year

  I have learned that I am happiest when I am me. (It sounds like a dumb statement, but many people spend a lot of time trying to be someone else). My resolution for 2016 is to continue to be … Continue reading

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Scrappy Treasure

Each year on the first Saturday in December, I host a brunch for 20 of my closest quilting friends. We call it the “Fabric is Better Than Food Brunch”, and this tradition has lasted for 15 years. Each year one … Continue reading

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Some of My Holiday Quilts Visited the Office

Several of my holiday¬†quilts added to the festive atmosphere in the DeKalb County Law Department this holiday season. Staff and guests at our annual Holiday Open House always enjoy the quilts.  

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Quilts Find New Homes at Neighbors Jewelry and Quilt Open House

Each year on the second Saturday in November, my neighbor Connie Marshall and I open her home to friends who collect our creations. Connie makes jewelry. I make quilts. This year was the best ever. Attendance and sales exceeded all … Continue reading

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