Today was a wonderful day for me. I got to spend almost the whole day with the Trillium Quilt Guild, and this evening I had a surprise visit. More on that later. Continue reading
What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “Africa”? For me, it’s heat. I think of savannahs and jungles and deserts. But apparently, it can also get quite cold. Mothers and newborns have been dying of hypothermia in Tanzania. Karen Klemp and Jane Krogstad have started a program called Hope 2 Others to put together kits of things to help mothers and babies survive, including warm hats. Nancy Zieman, a famous quilter, is encouraging others to help by making heart-shaped hats from this pattern that you can print off your computer: http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Hope-2-Others-Heart-Shape-Hat-Pattern.pdf.
Tomorrow, I pretty much start my new work schedule for the season. We had a staff meeting at the Visitor Center this afternoon to go over everything we need to know to work there. My head is spinning!
Back before I flew out to Oregon in September, I signed up to participate in a quilt workshop put on by the Trillium Quilt Guild today. When I thought I was going to be staying in Oregon, I canceled my registration for the workshop. Then when Sherill died and I returned, I asked if there was still room for me and I was told yes, so I got to spend today being creative. Continue reading
Kathy watches out for me! Yesterday she told me that the Corner of the Past and the Old Anderson House Museum was having a quilt show because she knows I like to quilt. I didn’t end up making it there yesterday and I thought I’d missed my chance, but Katherine watches out for me too. I saw her in the bathroom this morning and she told me it was on today as well. As soon as Mark and I finished with morning rounds we headed to the museum in Sister Bay. Continue reading