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Three cheers for my Mom!

Happy belated Mothers’ Day! For all the mothers reading this blog, I hope you enjoyed a wonderful weekend – perhaps spent with your children and families. However you spent your special day, I hope it was a blessing to you as I’m sure you’re a blessing to your kids! My

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Backyard bounty

Lovely Lilacs The spring flowers just keep getting better and better with each passing day. Although the crocuses and daffodils are but a recent memory and the tulips are fading away until next year, the lilacs have taken their place and have filled my backyard with abundant blooms

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Trail to Paducah Mystery Quilt

Recently, I received the following photo from Ginny Andersen, of Spokane Valley, WA, who is an American Quilter Magazine reader. Ginny completed the Trail to Paducah mystery quilt, one of my original designs, which ran as a featured series article in 2008. Ginny wrote, “The fabrics included were originally bought in

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This and that

So, how’s your week going so far? I can tell you that I’ve been fighting this nasty cold/sinus infection/virus thing for 8 long days now. Kent is sick, too (much worse than I am.) We finally cried “uncle” and went to the doctor yesterday afternoon for some

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Blooms of a different color

Earlier this year I shared the first signs of Spring with you all as the crocuses popped their heads out of the ground in my back yard. For most of March, I enjoyed those purple posies and all their lovely and various shades of violet and periwinkle.

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