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The Birches

I think this quilt would be categorized as modern — big 9″ blocks, and very graphic birch trees.  I originally planned to use a boxy, straight line type of quilting pattern on it, but when I asked Mark’s opinion, he chose this one, with dense curvy leaves.   41 more words

Spring Treasures

Heading outside with camera in hand in spring is a bit like a treasure hunt.  Mother Nature left behind some interesting finds!

Over the years, I’ve found blossoms on this white pine tree in last spring, but never found any cones.   56 more words

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Varied Weather, Varied Nature, Varied Places, Tasmania

In Tasmania you will probably have varied weather with one day of clouds and rain, but the next day could be filled with perfect sunshine. Here are some photos to show the variety. 523 more words

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The Grandmother Tree

The Return of the Birds

This last week we heard our first robins, geese, and sandhill cranes of the season, sure signs of spring following on the heels of the return of the red-wing blackbirds. 1,218 more words

And Then the Sun Came Out

20 March 2017 – “You’ll have to climb a big hill,” warns the little girl, her eyes very wide. “Then that’s what I shall do,” I promise her. 411 more words

Photography

NAEA 17: New York City Reflections

When I arrived in the city, it had been too long…almost 7 years….and so much had changed.  Even though I had lived in the city for many years, I had never actually stayed in Manhattan, so I was pretty psyched for that.   1,321 more words

How are you feeling about Winter?

Yesterday was day one of the blizzard named Stella. Morning brought the rare and disconcerting phenomenon known as thundersnow. I’ve been tied to my work in recent weeks, however, so the change in the weather mainly just made it prettier and much quieter (barring the thunder) out my windows. 98 more words

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