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Bon Voyage!

The long-awaited, dreamed about day is finally here! India and I leave from Rome, Italy today aboard the Celebrity Reflection for an 11-day Eastern Mediterranean Cruise. We are celebrating her graduation from the University of Pittsburgh, my 60th birthday, and because we … Continue reading

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The Graduate

I could not close this chapter on our lives without posting a picture. India joyously graduated from the University of Pittsburgh April 27, 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Emergency Medicine. She is a certified Paramedic, and I am … Continue reading

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What Will Be Your Legacy?

It’s graduation weekend at our house! India graduates from the University of Pittsburgh Sunday with a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Medicine. She is happy, and I am proud. Only she and I know the struggles we went through … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Spring

Today is Mother’s Day, but so much has happened in our life, we are celebrating Mother’s Spring. When India pledged Delta Sigma Theta, it was a very special time for us. Mother and daughter became sisters. Life felt pretty full. … Continue reading

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Pretty and Strong — A Legacy is Born

Life has a lot of twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs, but every now and then, you hit a sweet moment. This weekend I participated in the initiation of my daughter India into our sorority Delta Sigma Theta. … Continue reading

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Never Leave Home Without Your Quilting

It’s  time to take India back to school.  India is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. (That means we are half way there, but that’s another story). Getting ready to go is a process — shopping, car serviced, hotel … Continue reading

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India is Headed Home

 India and I survived the barrage of over 100 bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh, and my baby is finally on her way home. She stuck it out, school is over, and my sophomore is now a junior! Now, let’s … Continue reading

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Have a Cup of Tea – You Are Stronger Than You Think

India and I have been living through stressful times as the University of Pittsburgh has suffered through over 60 bomb threats since spring break. Students are advised to keep a bag packed, to keep their cell phones charged up and … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Daughter is 20 today!

Life seems to go by in a flash. I can hardly believe my daughter India is 20 years old today! Although sometimes I wish I could have my baby back, I am very proud of the young woman she has become. … Continue reading

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India Earns Athletic Scholarship at PITT

My daughter India was recently awarded an athletic scholarship by University of Pittsburgh Women’s Head Basketball Coach Agnus Berenato. India serves as one of the managers for the Women’s Basketball Team. In addition to the scholarship, India travels with the team, … Continue reading

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