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Fruit Salad Tips and Tricks

I’ve spent literally weeks of my life making fruit salad over the past few years. There are some definite tricks that I’ve learned and I thought I’d share, though this is technically not a recipe! Buy fruit that you like … Continue reading

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New Header for the Fall

I’m removing the header photo I had on my site since early summer. This image was from my trip to Dingle, County Kerry, or as I sometimes refer to it “The Ireland of Postcards.” It’s a magical place! I’ve added … Continue reading

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Views of St. Marys

St. Marys Cathedral is one of the few Medieval buildings in Limerick, Ireland. I love how it has worked its way into the modern landscape, and I made a quilt using these photos for an exhibition called Limerick Landscapes that … Continue reading

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New Header Photo from Dingle, Ireland

Oh no, not another long gap of time since my last posting! I will need to find a way to make this blog more relevant in my life. I have been doing a good bit of cooking and quilting lately, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

The American classic “Pineapple Upside Down Cake” came up unexpectedly in a British book I recently read. The book A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French, a very amusing read, had a surprise ending – recipes! I love it when … Continue reading

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February Photo

A rare sunny day in Limerick City along the River Shannon.   King John’s castle features prominently.  I thoroughly enjoyed this brisk, clear winter day.

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January Photo

This Irish cabin is in Bunratty Folk Park, a wonderful place near Shannon in Ireland.   Many old cabins and buildings arrived on the castle grounds to be restored and create a new kind of “old” village.  It’s a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Ireland Replaces Chicago Header

The past header is over 6 months old.  I’ve recently spent some time in Ireland and the new header reflects that.  Here is the previous photo, from a warm summer day in Chicago along the lakefront.  

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Purple Leaves

I call this Purple Leaves but it is a piece out of a beautiful mobius band project by my brilliant teacher Diane Herrmann.   She calls it “Color Wheel With a Twist” and stitched leaves using a progression of colors from … Continue reading

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February Photo

I missed a few months, yet again.  This cloudy clear day on Lake Michigan is a distant memory now, we had quite a mild winter this year.   I love Spring!  

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