Archive for May, 2007

Environment and the Artist Within

Published on May 31, 2007

  I was born and grew up in St. George, Utah. It is a community set in a dry, sandy corner of southwestern Utah. Ages ago there were some violent upheavals of the earth and active volcanos that shaped it’s beautiful, raw landscape. Within 30 miles in different directions from it are wide empty places, Joshua [...]

Firstborn Son

Published on May 24, 2007

He was born late in the afternoon one cold and windy February day over thirty years ago. As a new mother I did not know what to expect, but I was totally unprepared for the perfectly-formed beautiful baby that was placed in my arms. I held him through that first night of his life unable [...]

Spring City Heritage Day

Published on May 20, 2007

We live in a quiet small town that has a reputation for remarkable historic homes (the entire town is on the National Register for Historic Places) and a reputation for being home to many well-known Utah artists. To celebrate both of these assets, one day each year twenty-homeowners open their historic homes for a tour and [...]

Spring Quilt Market

Published on May 12, 2007

What a busy, hectic and exhilarating weekend Quilt Market always is. In the exhibit hall you can both hear and feel the energy and excitement of so many new ideas in a single place. The above photo is of part of one aisle, now multiply that by twenty-eight (there were 29 aisles) and you can [...]