A Poem a Day, Thereabouts

If Dietrich Bonhoeffer made a quilt…

Today’s photo is from this afternoon, as I quilted my latest sewing project.   All afternoon I wondered if Dietrich Bonhoeffer ever made a quilt would it be as colourful … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Singing to Heaven

  Today’s photo is from earlier this month, of where I sew and write and sing.   This isn’t about hymns. This is about Bryan Ferry’s “When She Walks In The … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

When the Pieces Fall into Place

Today’s photo is from about two hours ago, after I’d finished my quilt top, and my son had put two hot dog buns into the toaster oven to bake.   … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Little Corner of the World

Today’s photo is of some hummingbirds who used to visit my little corner of the world.   Lately it’s a been a room with very yellow walls, music in shelves … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

By Sheer Force of Will

Today’s photo is from moments ago of what I’ve been working on for the last few hours.   Piecing quilt rows is sort of like a Jedi mind trick; you … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Road Trip

Today’s photo is of my Dad, at the oncologist’s office; he has prostate cancer, which has moved into his bones.  He’s receiving chemotherapy, taxotere to be exact, and today was … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Changes Are Inevitable

Today’s photo is from the mid-1920s, of my maternal grandmother, her two sisters, and other women.  My grandmother is the little girl, her eldest sister on the left, her middle … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Early Morning Poem

Today’s picture is one I just took of the honeysuckle bush outside my living room window.   In my living room fragrant honeysuckle blows through the open window courtesy of … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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Today’s photo is from November 2008, when our home was being renovated.  This poem belongs to The Artemus Ward series, inspired by the Endless Boogie song “The Artemus Ward”.   … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment
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