Monthly Archives: October 2014

Crystal Bridges and the State of the Art Collection

When I went to teach up in Northwest Arkansas this week Barbara asked me if I wanted to go to Crystal Bridges. YES!!! It is such a fascinating place. She told we that the new exhibition was called: State of … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Flowers Still Blooming – Barely

I stayed with Barbara and Bob Thursday night in Bentonville to do the lecture and workshop for Q.U.I.L.T. of Northwest Arkansas. (Well, I think it was Bentonville. It was Exit 88. All those towns run together up there. Fayetteville, Rogers, … Continue reading

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AQG – Oct. Meeting – Incorporating Wool Into Quilts

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The Perfect M and M Crystal Serving Dish

When I was in Jackson, Mississippi this summer with a friend on a buying trip, I found a divided American cut crystal compote. It was the right size to hold the 4 kinds of M&M’s. ( Plain, Peanut, Almond, and Peanut … Continue reading

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Big Apple Pecan Cinnamon Tart

A friend gave me four apples. I hate to waste food, so I decided to make a large apple pecan cinnamon tart. I had an apple dessert at Susan’s and that’s where I learned how to slice the apples and lay them … Continue reading

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Running into Friends at Ortega’s

Carol called and asked me to meet her and Glenda for lunch at Ortega’s Sunday. I had a tart in the oven and was running a bit late. Got there and I beat them. LOL! When we got in there … Continue reading

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Gifts from Liz – She was Cleaning Out

Liz was cleaning out the spare bedroom and straightening the attic closet to get the guest bedroom done for Pete’s father, Dan, who has come to spend the winter here on the mountain. She told me she was leaving some … Continue reading

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War Eagle Craft Fair 2014 – Part 2

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War Eagle Craft Fair – Part 1

I was invited to go to the War Eagle Craft Fair at War Eagle, AR with Pete and Liz, Anna Grace, Ruth Ellen, and Dan. We met on the mountain at 7:00 and headed out in two cars. We stopped … Continue reading

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Susan’s Fall Flowers

Some people just have green thumbs. I don’t have anything in my yard blooming and this past week when I went to Susan’s for a meeting. Her yard was in full bloom. Mums, azaleas, pansies, roses and flowers I haven’t even … Continue reading

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