Monthly Archives: February 2008


Ok, so I didn’t meet my self-imposed deadline to finish the book. Then my editor suggested we aim for February 15. Which was last Friday. Didn’t make that, either. She tells me now that she doubted that was realistic and was really aiming for sometime this week. That was after I sent in my last […]

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Church Bank

The Lutheran church I attend here in Quito is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year (in Dec. 2008). In preparing for this celebration, we have decided we need to spruce up the building a bit, and have prepared several fund-raising activities.

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Circle of friends: sewing and sharing

I think I have mentioned this before: Ecuador is a country rich in so many different handicrafts. However, there is no quilting tradition (beautiful woven textiles and beautiful embroidery work!). So my kids often tell me laughinly that the reason why I decided to start teaching was so I could have friends to sew with. […]

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Best friends and goodies

My closest, dearest friend in the world has been here for a visit. Jim and I have been friends for almost 30 years now… wow! We live thousands of miles apart (he lives in Seattle), yet time and distance have not been an obstacle to share and support each other through life’s joys and struggles.

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