Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

giveaway winner

getting ready...
11 names from the comments section, and one email entrant
my scientific selection consultant, Henry
and the winner is...

Mimi, please email me with your mailing address and I will get the fabric off to you ASAP. I really enjoyed checking out everyone's blogs (and encourage those of you who don't have one yet to think about starting one...). I love that under occupation on her blog profile Mimi listed "goddess". I write that on our tax forms and it makes our accountant crazy! So subversive! Ha!

On Monday's posting I mentioned "being more efficient in my studio". Taking tips from my buddy Jane Davila, in her "Minding Your Business" columns in Quilting Arts magazine, I'm working on time management and setting goals. I've always been pretty good about keeping my fabric organized (after all, who doesn't like stacking by color?). But what to do with smallish scraps and snippets has always been solved by pitching them into baskets a bit randomly when finishing up projects. Not, actually, an organized solution after all. So, I am working on ways to get them sorted in a way that makes sense, while working on the one-a-day quilt along project.

I also bought a DayRunner organizer, a place to keep calendar, phone numbers, to do lists, project ideas and sketches, book lists, and scraps of fabric from current projects (in really cool, plastic zippy sleeves) for matching on the run. (Show me a Blackberry that can do all THAT!) All in one place. To pick up and GO with. 

Eating better, walking, getting organized, planning ahead while still living in the moment. It feels good to be doing some spring cleaning of the soul. 


  1. Yay! Sounds good!
    I miss you!

  2. It's me...Mimi the Goddess! I'm so excited about winning your giveaway! Thank you sooo much.

    Love your blog and the tidbits for the soul that you put out there for us to plant and grow in our own lives.


  3. Hey Hannah, thanks for stopping by! How's May Term going? And Mimi, fellow goddess, thanks for the kind words. Your fabric should get there soon, have fun playing around with it! -KarenLR

  4. Love your term "spring cleaning of the soul" Karen! Your post was a wonderful centering breath for me after a day of difficult church board issues - thanks for the fun inspiration:-)


  5. Karen, I'm one of the many 'goddesses' who read what you've written. It made me laugh out loud, thinking of how Maury and I use that term - always with good humor and fun. I think my accountant would not know how to react if my profession went from company president to goddess. I have no idea what profile I am....