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The weekend of the exchange block

Sonja Koch from NWA Modern Quilt Guild brings us exchange blocks to make at least once a year. Most of us make one or more blocks, putting our names in the hat for each block we make. 570 more words


Back in the land of the living...

or how I almost gave up quilting (and everything else). I live with chronic inflammation and pain from rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Basically everything I do hurts my back, but I was in excruciating, almost constant hip pain for four months. 566 more words


IMAGES OF APRIL: Spring Finally Arrives In Tennessee!

“That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs.”
― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

It’s been a long time coming this year, but it seems as though winter has finally loosened its grip on us. 

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Looking Up and Down, Clemson Arboretum

Wherever I go I make sure to look both up and down (and both ways crossing the street}. Places like the arboretum are particularly rewarding when looking around with the canopies of dogwoods in flower and the other trees filtering the Spring light and the flowers that are in the line of sight when looking dow.

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A Rush to Bloom

It seemed far too quick. Everything just decided to bloom at once.  It was as though the stage manager for the big spring show just packed up and walked off the job.  354 more words

Been Thinking About: Spring and Starting Over

Spring is here and I am enjoying how every few days there are flowers popping up in my flower beds. Some are returning from previous years and others are new from last fall’s planting. 538 more words

Spring is Here...

The sun is shining clear and bright
and things are beginning to turn green
the temperature is warming up
looks like it’s starting to be Spring… 114 more words