The 100 Day Project: Days 5-8

April 26, 2016
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I’m posting a 3″x3″ piece of miniature mixed media art to instagram every day for 100 days. Here’s an update. It’s interesting to see which ones get the most likes. Apparently koi are popular. Day 8 turned out kind of creepy. I do like that there’s a story in there… whatever your imagination comes up […]

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Spring in bloom

April 24, 2016
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You might think that after 16 years in Hawaii I would hate the cold, but you’d be wrong. Okay, that week when it was 17-degrees in Idaho was a bit much, but Olympia is not so cold as all that, and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying cooler weather. And hats! And scarves! I’ve worn my lovely […]

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The 100 Day Project

April 22, 2016
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Instagram has caused me to loose my mind. I’ve decided to join in #the100dayproject fun, and create a 3″x3″ piece of mixed media (probably, mostly) art every day for 100 days. It’s not like I have nothing else to do, but the thing is, all that other to do is what’s been keeping me from […]

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March 24, 2016
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You guys!!! One BIG PLUS of moving to Olympia is that there is a chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild here! I love Hawaii, as you know, and I love my quilty friends there, but no one in Hilo (that I’ve met, and I was looking) is interested in modern quilting. So for the past […]

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Becoming Olympians

December 24, 2015
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It’s official! We are moving to Olympia, WA, and will be in our new home on Jan. 1. Folks have warned us it rains a lot there, but after 8 years in Hilo we just laugh. Ever since we landed in Idaho as a temporary base from which to find our next home town, people […]

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Aloha from Idaho

October 22, 2015
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Hello, my friends, we have said a fond farewell to Hawaii and landed in lovely northern Idaho, at my sister’s house. We’ll take a few weeks to decompress (the move was exhausting, I’ll leave it at that), then start looking around for where to move next. Our target area is “somewhere near Seattle or Portland,” […]

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A 300 Thing Fling Update, Many Days Later

June 2, 2015

Whoops, life once again intervened, and I completely dropped the ball on regular 300TF updates. More clothes were tossed, book shelves thinned out, and closets tidied, and the total tally crossed the 300 item finish line some while back. The big news is that a MUCH bigger fling is coming. My husband and I have […]

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My 300 Thing Fling, Day 23

April 23, 2014
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This morning I went into the closet to change into something presentable before running a few quick errands (my at-home clothes are chosen for comfort first, which means they are often old favorites no longer suitable for wearing in public). I took a sleeveless blouse off the hangar, put it on, then paused for a […]

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My 300 Thing Fling, Day 22

April 22, 2014
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I’ve been cleaning up the studio for days. This room is where I cut lovely fabric up into little bits and then sew it back together again into things like this: {This is a current work-in-progress; the top is done and ready for quilting, although nowhere near the top of the RFQ queue} The more […]

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My 300 Thing Fling, Day 21

April 21, 2014
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More poking around in the clothes closet today. If I were doing a thorough purge I’d spend a day taking everything out of there and going through it all before putting only the “keepers” back. That would involve making decisions I’d rather postpone, and I gotta say the “concentrate on the easy outs” aspect of […]

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