Saturday, June 17, 2006


Me, Myself & I
Recently while reading a post on one of the Yahoo e-mail groups I tripped across and visited Jeanne's blog. Her blog led me to many others and I spent more hours than I care to count, reading current and archival posts. I'm not going to dwell on that - suffice it to say that I had an absolute BLAST reading about a variety of quilting ventures, etc.

I'd been encouraged to start my own blog so that I, too, could share my quilting challenges and ventures. I thought it might be better if I did my blog in a "secret" mode - not wanting anyone to know who I was. Why??? Well, I didn't want to worry about seeking acceptance or
worry about rejection. There's a huge problem with that entire thought process, though, I want to make friends via this blog. How is that possible if I'm in a "secret" mode????? Patti sent me an e-mail and "tagged" me - "consider yourself tagged and tell us more about yourself". I panicked when I read that however it made me think long and hard about this blog. Oh, I could go on and on but why beat a dead horse. I've decided that this blog cannot be in "secret" mode and I can't be incognito - I am who I am and I shouldn't be ashamed! Hopefully I'll be accepted by all who stop by to read my blog and share in my quilting.

Since I've been tagged by Patti -

ABC's of Me

Accent - None
Booze - I only drink Diet Coke (prefer caffeine free)
Chore - Mopping floors
Dog/Cat - None right now
Essential Electronics - Sewing machine and computer
Favorite Perfume - None
Gold/Silver - Gold
Hometown - San Antonio, Texas (but I've lived all over the world)
Insomnia - Absolutely
Job Title - I'm currently self employed but in the corporate world I'm a Human Resources Generalist
Kids - Three; daughter Kristie (Seth & Eli), son Steven (Steven Jr, Angel & Sienna), son Neal (Kassandra)
Living arrangements - single dwelling home
Most Admirable Trait - Hard worker
Number of Countries Visited - 12
Overnight Hospital Stays - 3
Phobias - Snakes (I got queasy just thinking about it - ugh)
Quote - "I may have been born at night but it wasn't last night"
Religion - Nondenominational
Siblings - one sister (15 years younger)
Time You Usually Wake up - 5:00/5:30am
Unusual talent - none
Vegetables I Refuse to East - Garbanzo beans (they taste like dirt)
Worst Habit - worry way too much
X-Rays - Yes
Yummy Foods I Make - I don't really like to cook
Zodiac - Leo

Quilt in the picture - Buzzsaw - just one of my favorites!

Thought for today: "Care about people's approval and you will be their prisoner" Tao Te Ching

Gratitudes:
A quiet Saturday in my sewing room with Me, Myself and I :-)





6 comments:

anne bebbington said...

Hello there - welcome to blogland - I've not been blogging long either - I really love your buzz-saw quilt - it just does look like the saw blade came clean out of the quilt top - cheers Anne in England

Bonnie said...

Your quilt reminds me of Fall - my favorite time of the year. It is a beautiful quilt.
Like Anne, I'm new to blogging also. It is fun and I have made many cyber friends as a result. And reading Jeanne's blog (Spiral) also inspired me.
Your quilts are wonderful and your blog is fun to read.

Passionate Quilter said...

A big welcome to blogger land from me too...and thanks for your nice comments on mine. I've only been doing this since Feb. and love it! I read all your posts--neat quilts!

KCQuilter said...

Your buzzsaw quilt is wonderful! Welcome to Blogger! I've only been blogging a couple of months and find it addictive LOL. Beware!

Patti said...

Nice to get to know you better! I love the buzz saw quilt - the blocks extending into the border are great!

Marcia said...

I made this same quilt and I love it. I made it in flannel and it is the coziest quilt that I have made. I am giving it to my daughter for Christmas and have enough scraps left to make a smaller one for my granddaughter. Yours is beautiful

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