Category Archives: creativity

Coffee Love

When it’s hot like this, I love iced coffee. Apparently, so does demon baby! Keep cool!

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Holy cow! It’s hot!

It’s supposed to get up to 97F here today. I know it gets much hotter in many other places, but we Midwestern flowers have a hard time dealing with the heat. We’re just not used to it, and the humidity … Continue reading

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You’re giving Mom flowers for Mother’s Day?

You’re such a jerk. Just kidding… Happy Mother’s Day to Everybody!

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Juki and Me

I recently bought a used machine quilting frame, complete with a quasi-industrial Juki 98E. It has a longer throat space than my Bernina has, and it sews much faster.  Unfortunately, it was missing bobbins when I bought it, so I … Continue reading

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My first “jelly roll” quilt

There is a fun quilt technique I learned about at the quilt shop the other day. Excuse me for being behind the times, but when I heard about the 1600 jelly roll race quilt, I had to try it. You … Continue reading

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Another quilt block!

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Cookie Pusher

It’s amusing to see adults get excited about buying Girl Scout cookies. Happy is the Girl Scout who has access to a large corporate office. To her go the spoils. Seriously, this is a great cause. If you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Quintessential, Wisconsin

This incident courtesy of Rebecca and her sweetie, who is learning to limit his words to three syllables or fewer when shopping for cheese.

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Blue Balls: Christmas Gift-making Craze Revisited

    In December, my sweetheart, hoping that I’d find a good use for it, gave me a favored blue sweater that, sadly, clothes moths had ruined.  What to do, what to do with an old, moth-eaten sweater and a scrap wool … Continue reading

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Embrace the Dork Side!

You, too, can be the envy of all your friends! Thanks to me, (not really, but let’s pretend) sock monkey hats are a “Thing!” $9 for an Adult Size Sock Monkey Knit Hat with Poly-Fleece Lining in Brown or Gray. … Continue reading

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