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Celebrating New Year's Eve 2018!

on January 3, 2018 - 3:11am

 A lovely evening at the Jubilee Lodge on New Year's Eve! It was a full house, with a marvelous band and champagne for all. I still miss home, but this was wonderful to ring in the new year. Happy New Year to All!


Selling our house!

on September 13, 2016 - 5:37pm

Dear friends,
After 68 years (for me, 51 for Mike) in the great state of Alaska, the time has come for us to move on.

New items in my shop!

on May 21, 2016 - 5:16pm

I have added a number of handmade designer aprons to my shop - some Creatures of the Wild, some Fairy, Goddess and Snow Queen themed. Take a look! Click on the Aprons, Fairies and Pottery link on the upper right side of my page and browse.

Home again!

on June 23, 2013 - 4:08pm

My sister Rosalind and I are home after a spectacular cruise on Alaska's Inside Passage! We left from Seward & returned there, so no flying this time. Along the way, we visited quilt shops and met some fabulous quilters and shop owners - Southeast Alaska has a very strong quilting world.

New line of round ornaments!

on May 25, 2013 - 9:43pm

McGowan Manufacturing is producing a new line of round, tempered glass ornaments. Stores in Alaska can contact Terri Storter, Tweedie & Storter, to order!

Answers to Riddle on Facebook today-Bonnie Raitt!

on May 19, 2013 - 6:24pm

A dear friend reminded me of this quote. I love Bonnie Raitt and her incredible journey to fulfilling her dreams. We all stumble sometimes, maybe stray off the path, get distracted or discouraged....but rest assured, we WILL get there eventually.

Answers to Riddle on Facebook today-Winston Churchill???

on May 19, 2013 - 6:18pm

Okay, some might say that Winston Churchill is a bit of a stretch...but I believe we can find encouragement and inspiration anywhere. It's all around us, waiting for us to see it! Winston said, 

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”  We know that life is full

Answers to Riddle on Facebook today-Jiminy Cricket???

on May 19, 2013 - 6:12pm

And how does he relate to my talk? Dear, sweet Jiminy Cricket...the conscience & mentor of Pinocchio! How I loved that little creature, and he dressed so elegantly too! Remember the song, "When your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme." That is what I believe wholeheartedly.

Answers to Riddle on Facebook today-Meryl Streep???

on May 19, 2013 - 6:07pm

Riddle: How does Meryl Streep relate to my talk? Did any of you see her in The Devil Wears Prada? There's a scene in that movie where she and her assistants talk about the origins of each year's color palette - and how far-reaching those decisions go.

Seams Like Home talk, Part 2

on May 19, 2013 - 4:24pm

Here I am showing off the tote bag my sister made of the fabric.  It holds my Mac laptop, my Nook in the raven pocket, and my Iphone in the running moose pocket! Here is also a pic of the ladies shopping my products - I was thrilled to be asked to sign a bunch of books for them.