That’s not all I did yesterday….

I also spent an exciting day visiting the "trinity Site" In White Sands Missile range. I shared the day with a group of visitors from Los Alamos and a couple of journalists writing for the British Newspapers… I hope you like the colors and textures I captured…

“Quilting can make a difference – just for the asking.”

It's pre dawn, still dark and everything is quiet, so with little distraction I can now put down in words why  I was unable to express myself last night. There are times in your life where you begin on a journey and you never know where it will end. A commitment to giving my name,…

Fabulous day.

I've had the most amazing day today…. the scenery was spectacular and I will share tomorrow

The illustration – to quilt

Textures….. shapes…… color…..simplicity This is the original photo, I took it here in Alamogordo. The image above was illustrated and manipulated in the computer… (actually partly in my ipad) If you enlarge the cactus picture, you will be able to work out layers of color. Take a look at the background. If I decide to…

I will let you know.

The day was delightfully hot…. I don’t know if there is a word for people who like to be warm all the time… but the hotter the better for me. The clouds build up during the day and hang on the rim of the mountains for a short time. They circle the basin and in…

Relaxing.

The pork roast is being smoked on the BBQ, it's hot and sunny with huge thunder clouds building up in the distance. The mountains are blue and silhouetted against the sky… they look stunning. I'm going to introduce this American crew to bread and butter pudding so we will have a truly international menu for…

Could we do it? – Wow, we did it.!!!!

It's hard  to know just where to start to be honest. The Event is over and I think everyone is feeling a sense of satisfaction. A year or more ago, a casual discussion after a "brown bag seminar" hosted by 1st National Bank, brought forth the idea of a quilt event to raise money for…

The event is going wonderfully…. but I've no time to post until tomorrow…..

Southern New Mexico Quilt Festival.

The adventure begins today…. The Southern New Mexico Quilt Festival. The place was jumping yesterday with vendors coming in from long distances. Young people worked alongside adults to prepare the venue and the dining hall and merchant mall looks wonderful. My room is set, quilts hung and the anticipation is high.. Early registration yesterday afternoon…