Monthly Archives: January 2011

I'm wrapping up my quick trip to Tokyo, and as usual I am blown away by the craftsmanship and the Japanese aesthetics that are on display here at the Tokyo Quilt Festival. I always have my eye out for different … Continue reading

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Just reposting this, for those of you who might have missed my midweek Creative Nudge newsletter: A few days ago I was blessed by the presence of a beautiful raptor in front of our house. I went out to get … Continue reading

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Today I am posting some information from one of the organizations we work with overseas. I received a letter and photos, through the Houston NASA chapter of Engineers Without Borders, with information about this orphanage we help support in Rwanda. … Continue reading

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I posted this on Facebook a few days ago, but thought I'd share it with my other non-FB friends. *smile* This raptor was perched next to my car in my neighbor's tree, and since I always carry a small camera … Continue reading

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Gosh it has been quite a week full of startling news stories. While we have had a big story in Tucson that has dominated the media in the US…and caused everyone to take a step back in thoughtful silence…we've been … Continue reading

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This is the time of year when many of us clean, organize, and purge in our homes and our workspaces. If you are a quilter, that may also mean that you take out your stash, reorganize your fabrics and color … Continue reading

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Today Sophie started a new season of gymnastics at our city Parks & Rec program. It is an 8 week class and she takes it a couple times a year. My boys took this same class, and the highlight of … Continue reading

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…and just for grins, here is a photo of the ceiling of that same National Assembly room. Can you just barely make out those 2 golden figures in the far upper corner of the grand gothic ceiling?? Share Post:

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Wherever I go, I am always looking for the evidence of how we embellish and decorate… how we add ornament…and how we layer design ideas to make a visual impact. When I travel, I especially enjoy seeing art and design … Continue reading

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Setting Goals for the New Year * I am not really into New Years resolutions. I mean, they were meant to be broken, right? I really admire people that can make a New Year resolution and stick to it… but … Continue reading

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