Author Archives: suziecreamcheese

Incredibly loud, terribly scary

But I did it anyway. On Saturday, I finally did something I’ve wanted to do for a few years. Bear bought me a pistol a few years ago. I applied for, and got, my concealed carry license. I live in … Continue reading

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Double Irish Chain

I made this quilt for my best friend’s daughter. We went shopping for fabric, my BFF and I. She knows absolutely zero about quilting, so she picked out the fabric for the squares – which has a little pattern that … Continue reading

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The first draft

There will be small squares at the corners, and probably a small heart quilted in each. I think I can get away with stitching in the ditch for the rest when it’s done. Middle block will have the baby’s name … Continue reading

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Lack of immunity

Is something I rarely think about. I am normally, according to my doctor, “disgustingly healthy.” (I love my doctor, he has a great sense of humor and I give him as much grief as possible because he gives it right … Continue reading

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Fear

The motif of 2020 seems to be fear. I’ve never been afraid of much in my life – aside from spiders and mitered corners and snow, I’m pretty fearless Throw some virus at me, go ahead, I won’t stay home … Continue reading

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Fear overcome, the battle was won

Well. Sort of. It’s not perfect but as my sainted mother would say, “only the gods are allowed perfection.” She had a pre-planned mistake in every quilt – well, she told us she planned it and who were we to … Continue reading

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Fear, panic and courage

This has absolutely nothing to do with the virus. Seriously. Not one thing. My neighbor is pregnant with her first child. A nice young couple, they have the rare party that ends by midnight, throw a bash for the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Now you’ve gone too far

So the latest in the ongoing saga of a virus and losing rights all over the place, my grocery store has started limiting the number of people allowed in at one time, and placing lines with arrows on the floor … Continue reading

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There was a possum on the porch

Life in the country is amazing and funny and crazy and sometimes scary and quite often just makes me go “what WAS that?” with a great deal of laughter. The other day, Maverick, as is his norm in the morning, … Continue reading

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I want my life back

I never thought I would see a time when I didn’t know who to trust, who to believe, when everything I said was disputed, when every bit of good news I tried to impart was met with disdain and “they’re … Continue reading

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