Monthly Archives: July 2010

I am writing to you from my hotel in Long Beach, where Sophie and I are attending the 3rd Long Beach Quilt Festival. http://quilts.com/newHome/shows/viewer.php?page=SummerFestival I just love this show – and I love the view of the Queen Mary from … Continue reading

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"Who Says?" Last night I went to the Tuesday night "World Music" concert – part of the summer Colorado Music Festival here in Boulder. I saw a band named Ljova and the Kontraband, which is described as "Eastern-European and Gypsy … Continue reading

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After 7 years, we are having a reunion with all the families and girls who were on the same China adoption trip with us in April 2002: We made it to Minneapolis, got our dinky rental car that starts by … Continue reading

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This last weekend we had a memorial service for my stepdad, and my brothers were visiting for a few days. Sophie and I invited my niece Katie to spend Sunday afternoon in my studio, teaching her how to sew and … Continue reading

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Simplicity in a Complex World – The more complicated things get in this crazy world, the more we crave simplicity. When we started our business, the internet was relatively new and for many quilters the whole dial-up thing (remember the … Continue reading

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I have a lot of admiration for people who just put themselves out there to share their creative expression – independent of whether they are appreciated or even noticed. Whether we are talking about Michelangelo freeing the sculpted figure from … Continue reading

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