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Susan Ramey Cleveland
Interests: quilting, fabric art, puzzles, altered books and paper art, movies, reading, writing, sewing, my church, quilting, journaling,
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This day, Holy (or Maundy) Thursday is maybe the most representative of Christ of all the Christian holy days. In bathing the feet of his friends, Jesus personified his message--that we should serve one another with humility and love. Period.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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My first attempt at making chicken parmigiana. I hope it's as good as it smells. I started my day off with a great Palm Sunday service, featuring our children's bell choir and a wonderful cantata by our adult chancel choir.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Where just a few weeks ago lay snow on the branches, now we have snowy dogwood trees, four of them, putting on a show at The Yellow House. They have already reached peak, but still quite pretty. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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On Saturday, a group of family, friends, and local literati gathered at the Leeds Arts Council building to hear my prize-winning poet sister Joanne Cage read from her recently published poetry anthology The Lightness of the Dark. Although I pride... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Sophie is letting Taco use her for a pillow. Skipper is under the covers. Bella is someplace, the whereabouts of which only she knows. And I'm about to finish up my tax records. I got frustrated with numbers yesterday and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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...and I'm not ready for him. Why do I always put this chore off till the last minute? I ask myself that question every year about this time. And every year I vow to do better next year, but I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Jesse and his mom, 1989 Today marks the 25th anniversary of the birth of my grandson, Jesse Ragsdale. I am very proud of this young man. He's smart and funny and kindhearted, and he loves cats. And he's very practical:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Today I want to write about Nichole Webb Rivera. Many of you probably know this award-winning quilter and textile artist. Nichole lives and works in Houston, Texas with her husband and the youngest of her five children. On Saturday, a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
Sophie has an appointment for a grooming tomorrow. I wonder if I ask real nicely if Sharon will cut my hair as well. I have recently discovered one of the disadvantages of getting older that I had not considered. My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I don't think I ever showed you the beautiful bowls that Andy gave me last Christmas. I have them on my coffee table, along with the ceramic bird balls that I bought at a yard sale. *** I know I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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On Wednesday, while Anna cleaned house for me, I completed the first three rows of my snowball quilt. I wasn't very excited about this quilt for a long time, but now I'm thinking it's going to be a great accent... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I have finished my Crayon Challenge quilt and will take it to Lena to be quilted tomorrow. I decided to pull out an old UFO for my next project. It's my Snowball Challenge that I started back in October of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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On Tuesday I experienced a milestone (and quite shocking to the system) birthday. But my family made this shattering event much less painful--and much more fun--than it might have been. They threw me a birthday party, complete with a four-layer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I spent the better part of last night searching for Skipper. No, not really. Just in the horribly long and frightful dream I had. Vann and I had made a trip to see his parents in South Georgia, and of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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The fatigue has lessened a bit, and I have been sewing and doing laundry. Here's just a peak at the sewing. Challenge quilt clue Three-inch Bow Tie (purpose to be named later) My contribution to the guild's 2015 donation quilt... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Taco and Bella say Good Morning It's been a rough few days. I have felt so tired and weak that even taking a shower and getting dressed feels like climbing a mountain. But yesterday, I drug myself out of bed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Good morning, Blogland! It's a beautiful sunny day here at the Yellow House, albeit cold. Today's goals: 1) clean out the freezer, 2) go grocery shopping, the latter being my very most hated chore. I think I will wait till... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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If you identify some of the groceries as bearing the NutriSystem brand, you are not mistaken. It has come to this. I've decided that dropping a few pounds might improve my health and alleviate some of my symptoms. But it's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I dropped Sophie off at the Groomer this morning, so now I'm feeling guilty. Even though I took a different route this morning from what we usually take, Miss Sophie was not fooled. Before we got anywhere near the groomer's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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For the last few days, I've spent an hour or so each day making blocks for my challenge quilt, another hour or so making meals for me and Jesse, and the rest of the time supine. Well, not really supine,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I'm going to keep my challenge quilt a secret until after the June guild meeting/mini quilt show. But here's a hint (photo at left). I made four blocks over the weekend. The quilt will have 12 main blocks with a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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We have a fun new guild challenge going on this year in which each person, without looking, draws three Crayola crayons from a box and uses those for her colorway to make a quilt--and all fabrics have to come from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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The snow started here just before dark last night. I didn't think about taking a photo until it had already begun to melt this morning. This one was a fluffy wet snow that draped trees and bushes but apparently didn't... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts