Category Archives: tapestry

A Day at the Cricket Match

Well, who knew I’d ever be talking about cricket–me, the obsessive weaver/knitter and somewhat reluctant sailor will now spend a few words on cricket.  We were given tickets to the West Indian/English cricket match here on Antigua.  Antigua has spent … Continue reading

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Keep on Keeping on!

Years ago I knew an editor who said that we must all find a rhythm in life that we can maintain for at least 30 years.  I’m still struggling with that.  My last birthday put me into a new decade, … Continue reading

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Past Wedding, Full Forward on Inspiration!

First a moment of shamless personal happiness:  our older son was married over the weekend in Baltimore.  It was a glorious event!  I enjoyed every detail of it starting with our private time with the almost newly weds when we … Continue reading

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Tying it all up

Time is short!  Bob and I are rapidly approaching our last week onboard Pandora– not only the last week of this sailing season, but the last week we may ever sail on her.  We are delivering her to a broker in … Continue reading

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Northlight Studio exhibition in Stromness, Orkney

There was a bit of exciting news in my inbox this morning regarding the exhibition of very small tapestries taking place at the Northlight Studio in Stromness.  Joan Baxter wrote to say that show went up as planned, about a … Continue reading

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Shameless Landlubber

We have spent some wonderful days ashore between Fernandina, Savannah and Beaufort, SC.  I can’t walk 10 feet without taking a photo– of window boxes, planters, a beautiful front door or porch.  Clearly I miss land! –in spite of my … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different!

We’ve been in Miami for a week….hard to believe since Bob does not usually sit still that long!  While the weather has not been quite tropical, it’s a far cry more pleasant than what is going on along the East … Continue reading

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Mean Miami

What a bizarre experience to arrive in Miami by water!  The bright, almost acid green color of the shallow water in Government Cut juxtaposed with all the high rise buildings of Miami.  It looks like a computer generated set for … Continue reading

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Nomadic Winter

For years I’ve been intrigued with miniature tapestry, and clearly its a growing trend.  In Wednesday Group classes, Archie often talked about exploring how little it takes to convey the essence of something:  a face, a gesture, a mood.  Then … Continue reading

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Summer’s Swan Song

A few images from our morning walk into Essex to have coffee at our favorite spot. Today really feels like autumn, and I wore long pants for the first time this season.  All the gardens along our way are bursting … Continue reading

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