Episode 84: Catch Up

4 05 2012

Didn’t mean to be gone so long, but some weeks (or months) are like that.

Visited Razzle Dazzle in Chi-Town. Here’s some pix:

Some quilting close-ups:

Here’s an ungreat picture of the Hexagon Garden back. I’d take a better picture, except now it’s basted and looks kind of funky with all those pins. This picture definitely is better when you click on it.

Have a great week!

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7 responses

4 05 2012
Kelly the Fifth

I always think of Chicago as a happening place. How great Razzle Dazzle resides there. I saw Jill Bolte Taylor’s video on Ted.com. (She may be a better speaker than writer – it makes you wonder about the after-effects of a pretty impressive stroke.) Anyway I remember it as quite a moving talk to a roomful of tech people, a bit teary. I am asking you to keep the hot weather on your Coast Miss Frances. Thanks.

4 05 2012
QuilterCaroline

Hi Francis So glad to hear from you – downloading the episode as we speak, will listen to it as soon as it has finished. The quilt looks great insitu. Have a great weekend.

4 05 2012
Heather

What a great back. I love the improv-y patch.

I can’t imagine it being hot outside, it certainly hasn’t arrived here yet. My feet are cold and I need to go find my slippers!

Need to finish the episode….

4 05 2012
Heather

Found the slippers, and now, it’s hailing outside. Seriously. :)

4 05 2012
terjegold

I loved hearing about your adoration of your son’s teacher. I bet he is equally thrilled with having you as a class parent. Good stuff. About your book, “My Stroke of Insight”, it reminds me of a book I think Tanisha recommended called “Still Alice” by Lisa. The protagonist is a PhD Harvard professor who is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer. I think most of us have a family member or friend who was given a similar diagnosis. This book really painted a clear, hopeful yet devastating picture of what it might be like for a person living with Alzheimer’s. It certainly gave me some possible understanding into the actions of my own Grandmother. I loved reading the book. A fast read, not overly deep but it definitely kept my attention to the very last page.

On your Hexagon Garden, I always love quilt backs and have been known to pout at quilt shows when there are no white glove people around to give me a glimpse of the back of a quilt. Yours is fantastic. No boring backs is my preference and yours is great. Wouldn’t expect anything less from you.

Terje (Sounds like Terry)

8 05 2012
Torie

Glad you made it back from Chicago. One of my sisters lives to the NW of the City; I enjoy visiting her, but am not sure about thw winters.

Kurt is picking up Katie at State on 05/10; I’m sure that they will send good wishes your way.

All the best.

11 05 2012
daisy (@verylazydaisy)

I love the back! I do this too..

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