I had an entire day of travel yesterday. I had the luxury of a bit of a sleep in (till 7.00 am), then everything was packed and double checked and the good fairy "Lenora from Kenora" made the long trip down to Winnipeg with my red glasses that were probably found under the bed. Bless…

A soiree in Winnipeg

I was awake early this morning anticipating another move. I finished my work, packed the cases with precision and care and at 9.30 Audrey picked me up in her comfy Buick. I really like Buicks, my friend Joan has always driven one and they sit like a brick on the road. We drove past high…

The chip saga – my confession

So chips have little to do with quilting, but they have a lot to do to "adding to the ambiance" I will confess, I was tempted… I felt guilty after I ate them….. We also have vinegar on our "chips" in Australia… The chip truck was right next to the hotel but it was raining…

How do you make time to create?

Time to create? I'm often asked the question, "how do you find the time to create"? I have time, we all do. An hour waiting for a plane…. eating a meal on my own, on a bus, on a plane, …….at the moment, I'm packed ready to leave the hotel and I have 3/4 of…

More information on the chip truck.

A note from Lenora and I thought it was interesting to add to the Chip Truck story. "I was just reading your blog about "Ye Olde Chip Truck" that wasn't always called that. It was just "The Chip Truck" until a new owner renamed it about 20 years ago. I grew up in Kenora and…

Walking out on a wet day.

If ever there was a symbol or institution by which Kenora could be identified, it would be Ye Olde Chip Truck at Market Square. It is as recognizable as Husky the Musky and draws every bit as many people if not more as an attraction. The difference between Husky and the chip truck is that…