What Will 2016 Look Like?

I have gone through immense loss and tremendous personal growth in 2015. It has been a difficult journey and, truthfully, one I am still traveling. The thing about grief is that it provides a rich environment for reflection. Yes, it is painful. But with a little help, I decided to dig deep, feel those emotions,…

Hello Darling – A Frivols Quilt

What are Frivols? They’re a series of collectible tins from Moda. Each tin measures 4.5” x 7.5” and includes 42 7” squares, a new Moda quilt pattern, a new block pattern and a Frivol surprise. This is Frivol #1 and features the Hello Darling collection by Bonnie and Camille. I love their fabrics, and this…

Reading Since August…

Hello Peeps! Yes, I have been reading, just not reviewing! The best books of my fall/winter reading: Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015, 179 pages) What do you do when your spouse dies and the years are ticking by and you are aging and lonely? For Addie Moore, the answer…

Improv Therapy

2015 is gradually coming to a close. It has, perhaps, been the most difficult year of my life. Earlier this year I lost my sister, Paula, and her death rocked my world. Everything changed. The world looked completely different to me. Grief has many faces – anger, profound sadness, loneliness, confusion. It is complicated. It…