I had no time to write yesterday….. but I'll be back on track tomorrow.  

And the winner is.!!!

Its very late and I need to go to bed. Just got back to the room. But the winner is…..Sherry Reynolds. Sherry, with her prize winning quilt. Sophie and Luana Ruben It is stunningly beautiful. The crowds rushed to photograph the winner. Hollis Chatelain with her winning quilt "Silk"

Houston first Day

Wooow, its been a long day without coffee… what made me forget to imbibe. We were traveling most of the day and now we're in housed in our hotel in Houston ready for the festivities to begin. flying out of El Paso I don't know if you can tell, but I get soooo excited coming…

What make a great instructor.

  This excerpt, in part was taken from an article in the Artist Daily and I agree with it completely. What make a great instructor. The first trait: the instructor's work has to not only be technically sound but it also has to move you. You can't learn from someone who doesn't believe in their…

History and Culture.

Eugene Manlove Rhodes. I've never heard of him before, but today I joined Dr David Townsend and Mr Pete Eidenbach and about 15 others as they shared poetry and prose written in almost illegible and writing some 80 years ago. He was a story teller of note with an urge to share the world he…

Yesterday was an extraordinary day.

Yesterday was an extraordinary day. I was even too numb to write the blog last night. It was the USA launch of the The Adventures of the Amazing Alphabet. I slept fitfully. What if no one turned up. Do I have enough books? The difficulty was the main delivery, some 2,500 books are still on…

Sewing it forward.

Paying it forward. What does it mean? We  sat around the table tonight and discussed the subject, every one has a different view of what it means. Paying It forward, – My theory is that it's doing something for someone else without asking anything in return. However, one would hope that "Someone" would continue the…

Who would imagine

8.30 pm, and we've been busy all day. As many of you know I'm involved with The Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts. Its a quilt event supported by the 1st National Bank and I donate my time. Its a program developed 3 years ago and we've raised over $45,000 for the children of the…

“just my place”

It was chilly this morning and we had an early start to the radio station for an interview… Then a good ol' country breakfast of eggs, biscuits and gravy and off to another station for the next chat. This time Keith was in the studio and he was a bit nervous.I think you could say…

This was its first reveal of the book here in the USA

It's just like coming home when I arrive in Alamogordo. I love the sky, I love the light and I love the people. This is my mojo. I went to the bank this morning to see what my schedule for the week entailed and I was sitting talking to my adviser, we both looked at…