Monthly Archives: April 2011

Here's a great article about a group of quilters who are making and sending 47 quilts for our *Quilts for Japan* project. http://www.yumasun.com/articles/quilts-69558-finnila-yuma.html You can read more about the project here: http://equilter.com/cgi-bin/webc.cgi/quiltsforjapan.html Share Post:

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Sometimes we embark on an adventure, with certain expectations, and at some point we have to embrace the surprisingly enchanting reality or be limited by our expectations. Sometimes we have an opportunity to experience a new way of doing things…as … Continue reading

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Back from Bali

After immersing myself in Balinese Art, Color and Design for 9 days, I feel like I am wearing those polarized glasses that make everything look like it is sparkling with rainbow colors! The Colors of Bali are not just a … Continue reading

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How would you like to live in a place where you have two choices of career: be an artist/craftsperson, or work in the rice fields? I am writing to you from Nusa Dua near Denpasar Bali, on my 5th day … Continue reading

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This weekend I am writing to you from Bali!

I started traveling on Tuesday, and arrived here on Thursday, (after crossing the international date line…. travel including layovers was 32 hrs total) so it has been rather disorienting and I have had no idea what day it is….until Paul … Continue reading

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Share what's interesting to youDear Friends, We arrived in Bali last night, and it is Friday morning here. I am about to go grab coffee and get on the bus to go visit Princess Mirah's Batik Factory! We all got … Continue reading

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Bali, and Quilts for Japan

In a few days I'll be leaving for Bali with a group of quilters, to experience the amazing art, color and culture of this island nation. Last time I counted, I've been to 23 countries outside the US, but this … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Sakura Dreams

 Sophie and I just got home from Washington DC, where we went to visit my brother, the Smithsonian Museums, Mount Vernon, the Pandas in the zoo, and especially to see the Cherry Blossom Festival. I've uploaded several photos from the … Continue reading

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Taking Time to Smell the Cherry Blossoms

My original plan for spring break (late March) this year was to go to Japan to see the Sakura festivals. ( the cherry blossom festivals) Instead I stayed home because I had to help support someone after a surgery. So … Continue reading

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