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California living

Before we moved to California, my husband used to tell me, “you can swim at the beach in the morning and ski in the mountains in the evening.” Of course I couldn’t quite wrap my mind around this concept. Until now. And now that we’ve completed our

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A special weekend, travel, and more

The birthday  Wow! The past couple of weeks have flown by! I can’t believe we’re already in mid-September with the fall season fast approaching. Since I blogged last time, I celebrated a quiet but lovely birthday with my sweetheart who treated me to a fabulous dinner out

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The Studio Part 3

Electrical updates You can find The Studio Part 1 HERE and The Studio Part 2 HERE. The next step in the process was to hire an electrician to add an extra circuit breaker, additional outlets and bright lighting on the ceiling of the studio. This is not an

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A unexpected kindness

I had a wonderful time at an event with the Washington State Quilters’ Guild last week. I presented two lectures and two full-day, sold-out workshops to guild members who simply couldn’t have been nicer or more fun to be around! It was a great time and I

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The Studio Part 2

First, a disclaimer. Thank you all for the comments you left here on my blog and on social media about my previous post. I appreciate your interest and support in my current studio saga. However, I want to be absolutely clear: In the last post I was

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The Studio Part 1

Many of you know of or have seen pictures of my previous studio in our Virginia home. It was a lovely, cheerful space with traditional-style, white cabinetry in the front room of our house. I enjoyed designing every inch of space in that light-filled room from top

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