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May 24, 2019
I lIke Thursday #142 from Not Afraid of Color

welcome to this week's list of likes! I still haven't talked about our trip to the Botanic Gardens, so I'll just show you some pictures here. There were many views that caught my eyes there. We got a pass so I can go back and sketch to my heart's content.
Keep in mind, I made the decisions about cropping the images, but they all pretty enough to paint
tropical building
alliums
in a lovely glass house

There were tulips and iris blooms not opened yet,

and it looked like many of the plants had not fleshed ...

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May 17, 2019
I Like Thursday #141 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes! There is always something to like during the week, right?
We went to a little mountain town called Georgetown last weekend. We hoped to go to Santa Fe for my birthday but it was raining so we decided to postpone that trip. Georgetown was a center for a lot of mining towns, holding entertainment, courthouses, hotels, etc. It still has many original buildings so we walked around and absorbed the history. I enjoyed an antique shop where I saw something called a square baby grand piano... never heard of that. The lovely ...

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May 10, 2019
I LIke Thursday #140 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes

It's going to be short... I'm coping with a few things but through it all I've been drawing and painting daily The workshop is over, I'm still going through the videos and exercises for the next week.
One of them was a happy  journal... draw some little icon of what made you happy that day...
She keeps a weekly calendar open and jots down a sketch a day. Kind of nice, right? She said her kids do it too, and looking back through is fun. Mostly I've ...

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May 3, 2019
I Like Thursday #139 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes! There's always something to like even if it's small, it may bring happiness in the moment, right?
We returned to the garden center, and found some white eggplant... plants to purchase. I have to set up some containers for vegetables still and we just had more snow but I wanted to make sure we had them. I loved the owl planters and the chess table with budhas. Now that's a zen game!
clematis were in bloom there already.
ever see funny things on a walk, and break yourself up ...

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April 26, 2019
I Like Thursdays #138 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes...

first, some photos of random likes...
Pier One
napkin rings at Pier one
cute sofa for the end of our bed, and if we can make him, Milo's new bed
I really liked the lines of this little sofa at Pier One, and we need one for the end of our bed, but it's nearly $800 so.... we'd better love not just like it.

I found this cool aqua purse.... in my own closet. I bought it on sale and never used it. I love it! Aqua neoprene outside ...

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April 19, 2019
I Like Thursday #137 from Not Afraid of Color

My scrappy bookmarks
Welcome to this week's list of likes!
It's been a loooonggggg week. I fell sick Monday, hoping it was allergy to all the pollen out now, but alas...as my calendar shows...
no lists of activities... only one word... sick. Bad head cold, and the coughing has started. The quote is not true, one needs good health. I renewed my acquaintance with coldeaze zinc lozenges, but it's an intense head cold. Can't sleep for the headache and congestion. So what did I find to like this week?

I made a big push Tuesday ...

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April 12, 2019
I Like Thursday #136 from Not Afraid of Color


Welcome to this week's list of likes
I love tulips, don't you? So many colors. I learned this week that colors don't have to scream they can whisper. We found these at Sams club, and it was enough for two vases in the house, doubling the beauty.

 Softest pink... blending to creamy white, as they opened you could see a soft yellow stamen.
pink, cream, yellow and spring green... wonderful spring colors to go with our white outside...
As the blizzard started Wednesday...hello snow! Can't miss you if you won't go away!
I was ...

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April 7, 2019
I Like Thursdays #135 from Not Afraid of Color

so cute, right?
 Hey, Where ya goin'? Welcome to I Like Thursdays!


No pic but I loved meeting people from the neighborhood at the new coffee group that started Wednesday. Lots of nice people, I have high hopes for making friends. Already one guy said he'd help me landscape the back yard!

I sure like the show, This is Us but the finale was on last night. Project Runway is good, although the mentor, Christian Serriano is obnoxious about calling clothes "old lady clothes" in that snarly way only 20 somethings can carry off. Enjoying Survivor and American Idol ...

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April 2, 2019
I Like Thursday #134 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes! I like the colorful boxes I've gathered over the years, for my studio storage. Things like zippers, bag handles, trims.

I liked going to the small Denver sewing expo last weekend... some pictures...
Look at the antique sewing machine cabinet drawers turned into display boxes.
This may be too many buttons, what do you think?
I laughed seeing this pattern for a dog/cat bed... Milo would take one look and tear it shred to shred. After all that work, so I won't be making that.
I liked chatting with ...

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March 22, 2019
I Like Thursday #133 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes!
I like cows. Yes, cows. For years now. These are two out of three special pottery cows I own, one got broken in the move and I need to repair her.

I like the sprays of spring colors I got at Michaels, and put them on my china cabinet
I refinished this cabinet, from my granny's house, and it's very special to me. The movers broke it too.
Forgot to include a picture of the lamp I got at IKEA last weekend. LOVE the bright yellow color, and that the ...

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March 15, 2019
I Like Thursday #132 from Not Afraid of Color


I made this bunny bucket long ago

 Welcome to this week's list of likes! 

There is always something to like isn't there, if you look for it? Yes...
ione of my neighbors must be Irish!
I'm writing this as the blizzard is blowing outside... doing it early in case...this is the worst weather I've endured since hurricanes in Florida. The snow is blowing horizontally in sustained 60 MPH winds and will continue all day into the evening.
Now for the likes...

I loved meeting my new friend Kathy for a bit of fabric shopping/petting ...

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March 9, 2019
I Like #131 from Not Afraid of Color



 Welcome to this week's list of likes!
I would like to see Spring...apparently it's not coming any time soon... snow expected Saturday and next Tuesday at least. It was good to see a bird, not a goose, again however. This robin made me think of the East coast and how pretty Spring is, with it's flowering trees and tulips...
We're not in Maryland any more.

So what did I find to like this week... let's see...
I liked this chocolate... too much... it's gone now, sad...
I liked that a member of the ...

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March 2, 2019
I Like Thursdays from Quilting Reader's Garden

Another week has come around to Thursday, and it's been busy again.  My likes were mostly around home. Here my completely finished Winter Blue - label, binding, hanging pockets. I am so happy with it. Walking to the bus stop I liked the amaryllis a neighbor planted. Walking up from the bus stop, I liked that Alan spotted our blue cactus. And the next day, I liked how DGS read a Dr.

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I Like Thursdays from The Quilting Reader's Garden

Another week has come around to Thursday, and it's been busy again.  My likes were mostly around home. Here my completely finished Winter Blue - label, binding, hanging pockets. I am so happy with it. Walking to the bus stop I liked the amaryllis a neighbor planted. Walking up from the bus stop, I liked that Alan spotted our blue cactus. And the next day, I liked how DGS read a Dr.

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March 1, 2019
I Like Thursday #130 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes. I've been watching, then researching Queen Victoria to learn more. Something about Milo's stance last night made me think of her Royal Highness.

I liked meeting the owner of the Vet practice yesterday when we had to go back for yet another ear infection. Milo even relaxed in his presence. We may have to start allergy shots.

I like that I woke to Milo's wagging tail this morning, meaning he's feeling better.

I liked that we went to the library on the way back, and that we can ...

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February 24, 2019
I Like #129 from Not Afraid of Color

 Welcome to this week's list of likes! I like Valentine Flowers, and husbands who come home with them, and honestly I like flowers anytime! Don't you? We are short on bright colors around here at the moment.

I like how the tiny Valentine painting came out, the heart flowers are quilted in...
I loved talking to my friends this week on the phone, and in my art quilt meeting.
this quilt is pretty big... about 32" X 36"

I loved finishing the Valentine quilt, and believe me it was a big push at the end.
I made it ...

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February 9, 2019
A late I Like Thursdays and a Friday Finish from Quilting Reader's Garden

Wednesday was getting readY for some library lesson presentations and story times at the library.  Thursday was presenting the lessons and a surprise story time. By the time I got home I was exhausted. Enough excuses. I did finish a baby quilt: All it needs now is binding.  I love the center dogie fabric! All of this flannel fabric wAS leftover from previous St. Anne's quilts. I used the

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A late I Like Thursdays and a Friday Finish from The Quilting Reader's Garden

Wednesday was getting readY for some library lesson presentations and story times at the library.  Thursday was presenting the lessons and a surprise story time. By the time I got home I was exhausted. Enough excuses. I did finish a baby quilt: All it needs now is binding.  I love the center dogie fabric! All of this flannel fabric wAS leftover from previous St. Anne's quilts. I used the

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February 8, 2019
I Like Thursday #127 from Not Afraid of Color

Welcome to this week's list of likes.
One day it was in the high 50's F with bright sun, when I captured some shadow shots.
I just love this picture with all it's lines. Almost black and white, I like the star formed by the table supports, the elongated chairs...

I loved seeing my pink quartz rock in the bright sun
It also has cool lines, and subtle colors. We moved it here from Maryland and it gives me joy.
I wrote a story about it, link here: pink-quartz-rocks

I liked finding the show Travels with my ...

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February 3, 2019
I Like Thursday #126 Old stuff is new again from Not Afraid of Color

Do you know what time it is???
It's I Like Thursday time! Time to don your tiara and let us know what you liked this week. Nothing is too small or too large to list...

First, the weather people said we'd get a trace of snow Monday... er... 5" and it's still here turning into ice fields in the sun. I like my windows bringing in light, and enjoy opening the blinds around the house each morning. I like my elephant watering can.
We went to the Vintage Market last weekend

so I'll show you some ...

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