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My Blog on beginner quilting. But many other subjects are covered. It is my space to comment on things going on in my life and reflects my opinion only. As a friend of mine says: It's mine and I will write what I want in it. As the title says, I would rather be quilting... But sometimes other stuff tends to come up and get in the way.
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Later in September, 2012

JAJ and other things

I have a friend, well she is an email friend. We only met once in person
and that was briefly, but we have (over the last few years) become friends through emails. Read more

Please note: this entry is a “catch up” entry, written in retrospect, about what was happening at the time (it covers the time period, but was written in November).

September 11, 2012

Finally migrated!

Now I can start fixing the website! It’s a lot of work and I know it will be worth it.
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August 7,2012

Still waiting...

I started this entry way back in June, thinking I was in Group 2 of the BB2 rollout. It took over a month for the SBI tech team to “migrate” the thousands of web sites in Group 2 – those lucky buggers!
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July 2012

Still Waiting...

They are still “migrating” the Group 2 websites (in the tens of thousands).

In reviewing the information about the difference between Group 2 and 3,
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June 11, 2010

Please Wait (little circle of doom) Waiting

Okay don’t tell me you haven’t encountered the little circle of doom. There’s a cute scene in the movie Date Night where the wife is trying to do something on a computer and time is of the essence and of course, the little circle of doom is doing its thing. “Come on, come on...”
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June 3, 2012

Everything will be alright in the end
and if it’s not alright,
the end.
-------------------------From The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Do this little movie a favor
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May 29, 2012

Yesterday, I wrote that John Lennon said something when I should have used the word “wrote”. In being curious about something credited about the line – it was attributed to the song “Beautiful Boy” – so I got out my DVD of “Mr. Holland’s Opus” because I remembered it was featured in the movie. It was fun to watch those scenes again, waiting for those words.

That movie is one of my favorites because it reminds me of my step-father who was an English/Journalism teacher who did the same thing: touch many lives with his teaching style. As graduations are taking place all over, it’s nice to remember those people who believed in you when you didn’t and, in some way, inspired you to do something good – maybe even great.
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May 28, 2012

John Lennon once said “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” Was he ever correct! Or in my case Life Just Happened. Period.

It wasn’t what I had planned, or for that matter, it wasn’t what I wanted to be doing at this stage of my life. When I started this website, I had lots of plans for it. But funds ran low and I was forced to get a job cleaning offices
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