Week in Review 2024 – 04/19

Rollercoaster Do you find rollercoaster rides scary, exhilarating or somewhere in between? I would answer my own question with “it depends.” I have been thinking a lot about rollercoasters recently. First, because in my quest to learn Japanese the current lesson is on amusement park vocabulary. A rollercoaster in Japanese is ローラーコースター. In English this… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 04/19

Week in Review 2024 – 04/12

Committed I am committed, or perhaps that could be, I should be committed. Although I have learned to say no to others and to myself, it is easy (now that is an understatement) to take on more than I can manage. This is especially noticeable when multiple commitments must be accomplished at the same time.… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 04/12

Week in Review 2024 – 04/05

Progress I am making progress. It doesn’t always feel like it, though. One of the advantages of writing a weekly blog post is seeing the progress. When I am in the studio, even as the stitches add up and blocks stack up, I am visualizing the ultimate goal. Since there is frequently a wide gap… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 04/05

Week in Review 2024 – 01/12

Adversity What do you do when facing adversity? It is tempting to give up, to run in the opposite direction. I tend to double my efforts and muscle my way through. We all face adversity and face it often, though in various degrees. The adversity can be health issues, family or community issues, financial troubles,… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/12

Week in Review 2024 – 01/05

Blessings I have been gifted with many blessings over the years. One blessing is the multiple communities of quilters, art quilters and artists I have been and am currently part of. What unites these communities is a willingness to share. Thread Painting Sue Every first Wednesday of the month I meet with a handful of… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/05

Week in Review 2023 – 12/29

Resolution Time It’s resolution time. Personally, I gave up making New Year’s resolutions many years back. Some years I have chosen a word or phrase to guide my year. Other years, like this one, I am selecting a way to navigate my life, particularly my studio life. I plan on minimizing waste. Studio supplies seem… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 12/29