Spring in the MidAtlantic – A Walk and a WIP

This year has been a particularly beautiful spring. The long winter of life-giving water (sorry, people of Boston and Buffalo!) has resulted in a profusion of daffodils and cherry blossoms, and now the start of tulips and dogwoods. This is in our back yard. We also spent some time planting vegetables in the beds. In a few weeks, we hope to … Continue reading Spring in the MidAtlantic – A Walk and a WIP


Ok, if it wasn’t clear before, let’s make it clear now. I love my dogs. These are the first pets that were truly MY pets. Our daughters had cats and rats and toads growing up, but these were the first animals in the house that imprinted to me. Growing up, my parents opposed the keeping of … Continue reading Doggets


This is my take on a design I saw on Michelle Wilkie’s Factotum of Arts. It was light gray and white on dark gray. I decided to add more color and use a warm-toned gray for the negative spaces. I did straight line quilting because I was still too chicken about my FMQ skills. I really like the … Continue reading Matrix