“Quick Anna. Get my phone. Take pictures for me” we rolled down her window.
I’d picked her up at cross country practice about four. On the way home the Ohio landscape was reminiscent of Van Gogh’s Wheat Fields and Cypresses to me but I was driving. Anna kept shooting. Thanks Anna for capturing the scene.
I loved the addition of the bright school crossing sign
We were headed over the Rankin Bridge on our way to the Waterfront. It started to rain while the sun was out. I pulled into the Rivers of Steel parking lot when the rainbow appeared. We walked across the wet grass and I gave Maura my phone and she captured the rainbow!
That’s the Monongahela River and the structure is Carrie Furnace a National Historic LandmarkYou may remember previous posts featuring Carrie Furnace. Click here
This is a collaborative guest post by two wonderfully creative women who have been friends since forever.
Colleen and Joanne hail from Nova Scotia. Joanne, living in Florida, collected the photos and good information about Colleen and her love of colorful quilting.
Get to know Colleen and her colorful quilts-
- Favorite Quilter: Freddy Moran and her favorite quote: “Red is a neutral” (http://dogwoodlanerambles.
- Favorite Fabrics: Day of the Dead fabric and anything Frida Kahlo …. could it be because Colleen’s birthday is on Halloween?
- Favorite Designers:
- Kaffe Fassett (http://www.kaffefassett.com/)
Amy Butler (http://www.amybutlerdesign.
- Tula Pink http://www.tulapink.com/pinkerville
Colleen says “I have a huge stash of fabric that I like to look at for inspiration. Some I have had for many years and almost everything was purchased in the US. I order online occasionally but it gets expensive with taxes, customs and shipping and delivery to Canada can take a long time – so much for instant gratification! Currently Florida is my “go to” shopping locale because I’m there at least once a year. Found a great quilt shop in St. Augustine” http://www.beesquiltshop.com
Here is Colleen, looking to the sun.
My granddaughter Anna (15) is guest blogger today.
She photographed these alpacas at the Smith Mountain Lake Farm in Virginia last weekend.
She said the alpacas are nice and don’t spit at you like llamas They are like dogs. Plus they poop in the same place everytime..
Anna, thanks for sending the photos.