Category Archives: rhode island

inhaling blue

While waiting for Banjo Man to join me at the car for a trip to the dump yesterday afternoon, I looked up. Oh, what a shade of blue! I grabbed my phone and took a picture, of course, but the … Continue reading

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sitting pretty

This was Banjo Man’s office chair.  So embarrassing.  (And yes, that is a Nebraska Cornhuskers Barbie doll in the corner–a gift from my son during his first year at the University). We went to Staples Monday, as Banjo Man thought … Continue reading

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turner in mystic

We went to the long-awaited Turner exhibit at the Mystic Seaport Museum last Saturday.  It was the most beautiful day of the fall.  Barbara and Rod went with us, as they too were anxious to see this Turner exhibit (the … Continue reading

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making progress

Banjo Man said this quilt would be a “pleasant jolt” to our visitors.  I think that’s hilarious.  Maybe that describes more than a few of my wild quilts! And here is a picture I took in front of a restaurant … Continue reading

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the woodpecker war

It’s that time of year again.  The woodpeckers arrive and attempt to drill holes in the cedar trim of our house. The noise is really something, so several times a day Banjo Man and I open the back door or … Continue reading

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a rainy day project

I made this quilt top–a spiderweb pattern from scraps–a few years ago during a mini-nervous breakdown while writing my last three novels (THE HUSBAND SCHOOL, etc.).  My whining was well-documented here on the blog.  Unfortunately. This sucker measures 77″ x … Continue reading

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lucky day

I won one of the raffle baskets at the quilt show!  It’s a huge basket of notions and quite a haul of goodies. My favorite notion? I’ve wanted Wonder Clips for a long time.  When I am piecing 120 blocks … Continue reading

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surviving the red eye

I met Banjo Man at the airport at 9:15 this morning.  He was happy to see me and very, very tired. “I will never fly Delta or United again,” he declared.  “It was the worst experience I’ve ever had.” Extremely … Continue reading

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quilting turkeys and more

Did I go to the quilt show?  Yes!  I stayed less than hour (and took a three-hour nap when I got home) but I drove myself to Westerly on a cool, sunny day.  Power was out in two towns along … Continue reading

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the mighty wind

We had a surprise storm Wednesday night that lasted through much of Thursday.  I woke up to hear the radio weatherman exclaim, “It should have had a name!” Yes, the storm was worse than anyone thought it would be and … Continue reading

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