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Diary of a Cuckoo Clock Designer 12

Now that’s a claim to fame! In high school, when the guidance counselor asked me what I wanted to study at college, Cuckoo Clock Designer certainly wasn’t on the list of choices. Nor Rubber Duckie Designer, nor Quilting TV Show Host for that matter. Had I stuck with  electrical engineering people […]

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Quilting Rubber Duckie

Get Your Own Quilting Rubber Duckie! 24

  Do Rubber Duckies quilt? Of course they do! Jodie’s Quilting Rubber Duckie She’s the real thing! Designed after the toys made in Akron, Ohio during the 50’s and 60’s -the heyday of American toy manufacturing – the Quilting Rubber Duckie has the charm of retro, with detail molded into […]


My Word for the New Year: Rose-Colored Glasses 3

  Meg Cox shared a post on Facebook about her guiding word for 2014: “legacy.” Her choice is oh-so appropriate, considering she is the expert on family traditions. In true Meg style, she then invited friends to share their New Year’s word-to-live-by. As an exercise it’s a great opportunity to […]

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Thirty-Five Time Author Discovers She’s Not a Writer

Thirty-Five Time Author Discovers She’s Not a Writer 4

Yup, that’s me. Sounds silly but bear with me. We all have them. Those smacked-in-the-head moments when reality shifts. Or, more correctly, we catch up with reality. It’s especially surprising when it’s something about yourself, something staring you right in the face, but didn’t acknowledge. An instantaneous change in how […]


Meet Woody the Border Collie Mix with a Magic Wand Who Sings His Own Theme Song

I want to be like Woody when I grow up. Nothing bothers him. He holds no grudges. He’s always happy. He always has something nice to say. Out of Nowhere How do you say no to a puppy who walks out of the woods to you in the middle of […]

Meet Woody the Border Collie Mix with a Magic Wand Who Sings His Own Theme Song