Sunday, February 28, 2010

Strep Strikes But Events Are Still Coming

Just as I was getting re-energized about my blog and my upcoming trip to Texas and the upcoming yarn crawl in Portland, I was hit with a sore throat that turned out to be strep!
Thankfully, after a day and a half of antibiotics, things are getting better. 
Back to my trip to Texas - I will be signing my books at the following shops on the following dates:

Friday     March 19,            Quilt 'n Sew Studio in Katy, Texas
Saturday March 20,            Quakertown Quilts in Friendswood, Texas
Tuesday  March 23,            Gerline's Quilt Shoppe in Giddings, Texas
Thursday March 25             Magnolia Quiltworks,   in Arlington, Texas
Friday     March 26              Common Threads Quilting, Waxahachie, Texas
Saturday March 27              The Old Craft Store, Carrollton, Texas

The first two events will be during the first weekend of  the Greater Houston Shop Hop

The March 26 event in Waxahachie will be during the Texas Wildflower Trails Shop Hop
If you live in Texas, I hope you can stop by one of these events


In Oregon I will be at the Northwest Quilters Guild Show March 12-14 at the Portland Expo Center.  
I will also be at the Clark County Quilt Guild Show April 1-3 at the Vancouver Church of Christ


For the knitters among you, the Yarn Crawl will be March 5-7 in the Portland Metropolitan area and includes 16 shops. I've never been on a yarn crawl, but my friends are coming from Tillamook and we're going to try it out. 
Gotta Go - My Winterhawks are calling!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Here We Go Again

Once again I'm going to attempt blogging. . . 
I am currently reading three mystery series, listening to a fourth author on CD and am writing my sixth book while editing number five and promoting number four. . . . I'm not willing to confess how many knitting and quilting projects I have going. . . . 
Here is my question of the day - why are the Olympics being tape delayed on the West Coast? And further - why are they showing marquee events like pairs figure skating finals at midnight? 
My important fact for the day I learned last night from former police chief Ron Louie. . . He told my sisters' in crime group that studies have now shown that in mass school type shootings - the shooter/shooters kill themselves within two minutes of uniformed officers showing up in the building. Up until now, the police have been trained to evacuate buildings and establish perimeters and stuff like that. Chief Louie says from this point on it will be recommended that a couple of people suit up and go inside quickly. 
That's it for now . . . .