Category Archives: family

Mariam Kobras- Word Scraps Create Novel- Under the Same Sun

What happens when a quilter starts writing?  Scraps of fabric make beautiful quilts, word scraps create wonderful stories. At least in the hands of former quilter, Mariam Kobras. Mariam has gone from sewing scraps of fabric together to form a … Continue reading

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Changing the Focus

Joining up with Lisa Jo at The Gypsy Mama and Five Minute Friday. This is when we write for 5 minutes, using a prompt from Lisa Jo. Just writing what we think, no editing, what we think is what we … Continue reading

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A Quilted Goodbye

        Fifteen year old Ceaira (pronounced sierra) is on her way home and the people of Henryetta Oklahoma are working to fulfill her last wish. Ceaira grew up in Henryetta and that is home to her. Two years ago … Continue reading

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A Taste of Stillwater OK Quilt Show

Saturdays are for showing and sharing as this blog gradually get revamped. Today is quilt show day, I’ll be attending two shows and am sharing pictures from a quilt show I attended earlier this summer. These Oklahoma State Quilts were … Continue reading

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Never Enough – Always Enough

It’s Friday. Time to link up with Lisa Jo and all the nice folks at The Gypsy Mama for Five Minute Friday. A time to write, unstructured, no editing or rewriting for five minutes on a word. Today’s word? Enough … Continue reading

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The Remembering Quilt

“Where’s my quilt?” Eighty-two year old Paula asked her daughter. Betty got up from her sewing, “I don’t know.” She walked into her bedroom and took the quilt from the foot of her bed to her mother, “Why don’t you … Continue reading

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Together Always – Five Minute Friday

It’s time once again for Five Minute Friday.  Once again I’m letting the lead character in my current WIP talk. Today Elizabeth Clayton Storm joins the Five Minute Friday bloggers at The Gypsy Mama. Today’s word is “Together” – You … Continue reading

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Daily Bravery

Two posts in one day. Whoo, what a change. But it is Five Minute Friday, and time to play with all the bloggers at The Gypsy Mama. We write for five minutes, no thinking (well, a little thinking), but no … Continue reading

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Busy Hands/Idle Hands

I don’t really just have one hand, but it’s a bit difficult to take a picture of both hands and hold the camera with one hand. That takes three hands, of which I don’t have. One of my blogging friends … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Improved Blogs

In a never-ending search for ways to be more active online I’m devoting March to my blog. Each Monday I’ll look at suggestions and ways improving our blogs to help strengthen my writing platform. After all, that’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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