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Tue
5
Oct '10

Fall Color Lake Superior

Wisconsin-Upper Peninsula Lake Superior Circle Tour During the last week in September we were up north along Lake Superior catching fall color from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Duluth, Minnesota. Along Lake Superior the area that generally turns full color first is in the Michigan Western Upper Peninsula around the Porcupine Mountains and the middle […]

Thu
16
Sep '10

Dubuque Dragon Boat Festival

The weekend of Sept 9th to Sept 12th I traveled back to Dubuque to catch the Dubuque Dragon Boat Festival and their annual Riverfest festival. On this trip I left Ross at home in favor of a girls getaway with three girl friends from back in my high school days. We stayed at the Hotel […]

Wed
4
Aug '10

Minnesota NorthShore Quilt Shops

Travel journal of our trip to visit quilt shops along Minnesota’s Lake Superior shoreline.

Mon
3
May '10

Paducah Quilt Show 2010

I had one day to see the entire quilt show and visit various vendors.  It can be done – but was I tired at the end to the day. What amazes me every year is the number of quilts from other countries and the variety of quilts from traditional to art quilts.  According  to the […]

Wed
7
Apr '10

Cathy’s Quilts – Hot Springs, Arkansas

I’ve stopped in Cathy’s Quilt Shop several times before on visits to Hot Springs. The store has excellent light, natural and artificial, a real plus when you are picking out or trying to match fabric. It is also very spacious. One of Cathy’s specialties is long arm quilting. There are several examples of her work […]

Tue
9
Mar '10

See You at Paducah?

I am starting to get excited about going to the big Paducah Quilt Show April 21 – 24th.  I was worried about the closure (due to financial problems) of the Executive Inn because it has been one of the primary sites for the show and is actually attached to the Carroll Convention Center. But it […]