WIP Wednesday

I finally got around to starting on the baby quilt for my nephew, who will be born in mid October. There’s nothing like waiting for the last minute.  The theme for his room is going to be Monster’s Inc., so as a starting place for this quilt, I took a trip to Baby’s R’ Us Read More …

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite Banned Book?

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. This year, Banned Book week is being celebrated from September 27th − October 3rd. In honor of Banned Book Week, we’re having a special Banned Book edition of Booklr Questions. Did you Read More …

Baby Beluga Mini Quilt

I’ve had a bit of a busy month, with family reunions and out of town weddings, so even though I got my Project Quilting Focus Through the Prism challenge quilt pieced early in the month, I didn’t get around to finishing it until this week. This month’s challenge was flying geese.  I’d never made one Read More …

Bowden Exhibit at Dunn Art Gallery

One of my favorite jobs at work is taking photos of the exhibits at the Dunn Art Gallery.  The current exhibit is by artists Gene and Bill Bowden.  The interesting thing about exhibits with multiple artists, like this one, is how the different artists’ artwork interacts. Bill Bowden’s exhibits focus on pottery, but also include Read More …

Invaluable Books at High Prices

I recently discovered Invaluable.com, an online auction website that focuses on high quality items.  They had lots of books that I’d love to have on my shelf. I love science-fiction, so I was excited to see the collection of Easton Press Science Fiction Books being auctioned by a private estate. The God’s Themselves by Issac Read More …

#OurProject52 – Centered

I love asymmetry, so centering things has always been hard for me. Even if my design sense tends toward grouping display items in odd numbers.  I did manage to find a few things around the office that were centered though, at least if you looked at them from the right angle. I still think that Read More …