The street that Halloween forgot… almost

So far, we have had one trick or treater – our grandson. We used to have lots of kids, but the demographics of our neighborhood (and that of our town) have changed. But we were very happ to see Jack and Lorna!


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My mom wore the hat that you see on Lorna to her Silver Sneakers class this morning. My mom is a party animal!

We talked to Jeff and Celia (in NYC) earlier today. It's Celia's birthday! They were having lots of little trick or treaters and I'm glad for that. They are in a part of upper Manhattan that is doing fine but they have friends around NYC who are not so fine. I can remember thinking that being 21 floors up was scary. Now I'm happy that they are 21 floors up. 

Hope your Halloween is fun, not scary!


2012 Celebrity Quilt Auction, #6

Sentinels at Sunset II: Someone To Watch Over Me by Ricky Tims…

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And May the Lord Bless You… by me!


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Any of these 12 quilts could be yours. This is a great opportunity to donate to a very worthy cause AND receive an amazing quilt in return. All you have to do is bid! Ami says I can post the link to the bidding page after Noveber 1.

 

2012 Celebrity Quilt Auction, #3

Joy Remembered by Diane Gaudynski features some seriously amazing machine quilting…

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Scrambled by John Flynn…


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You can tell that John has an engineer's mind… amazing!

Click here for cool products.

I'm off to Houston for 2 days of Quilt Market. I'll tweet and post to tumblr and flickr at least some of the cool stuff I find.  

 

2012 Celebrity Quilt Auction, #2

Lucid Moments III by Libby Lehman…

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Fear of Empty Spaces by Pat Holly…


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I love this quilt, and the title of this quilt, and the idea behind it – in a way unrelated to Alzheimer's. I find that I keep filling my days to the brim. I've begun to wonder if I will ever have 'unfilled' spaces in my day. And if I did find myself with open 'space', would I know what to do with it?

Luckily I am married to man much like myself in this regard. Neither Steve nor I are very good at just relaxing. 

Remember, you can click here to find products with the images of any of the quilts on them.


 

2012 Celebrity Quilt Auction

I've been waiting for the perfect time to start talking about the AAQI Celebrity Auction. Now is the time! All 12 quilts are shown below (mine is the 2nd from the left on the top row). Click here to buy things (t-shirts, mugs, thermoses, etc.) with any one of these images on it. As with the auction, all profits fund Alzheimer's research.


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Those little pictures are… little! I think you'll want to see them a bit larger so I'm going to post two a day for the next few days. Click on the photo to see it even bigger.

This is Radiant Feathered Star by Marsha McCloskey:


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And here is How Does My Garden Grow by Mary Sorensen:


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I'm so honored to be a member of this very talented group! Mark your calendar…the online auction will be held November 1-10.