In an attempt to stay up until midnight to ring in the New Year, Harriet the Elegant ghost drank one too many cups of coffee and was awake until 8 a.m. on January 3rd.
Author Archives: Diane
Harriet and the Reluctant Traveler
Unable to find a pet sitter, Harriet the Elegant ghost had no choice but to take Fluffy, her reluctant cat, with her for the holidays.
Happy Harriet Holidays!
Harriet the Snowman
In the spirit of the holiday season, Harriet the Elegant ghost endured the humiliation of being turned into a snowman by the neighborhood children.
Harriet Goes Skiing
Since she had no bones she need worry about breaking, Harriet the Elegant ghost embarked on a ski weekend in the Poconos.
Literacy Wish List
Hello all ! Every so often, my daughter and her colleagues assemble a wish list for books so they can provide reading materials to their students in Baltimore City. There is no public library that is easily accessible to the families that live in this community. This year, they have a particular need for booksContinue reading “Literacy Wish List”
Paper Quilt Sketchbook – Source material
Continuing with my project of small scale collage paper quilts inspired by the Gees Bend quilters, I wanted to show one in particular that I made a few days ago along with the source materials. As I mentioned in the last post on this series, I was not using the sketch book pages opposite ofContinue reading “Paper Quilt Sketchbook – Source material”
Happy Harriet Thanksgiving!
Harriet the Elegant ghost and her best friend, Gordon the grumbly goblin, wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
Drawing the Paper Quilt Sketchbook
Not long ago I wrote about making small scale collage paper quilts inspired by the Gees Bend quilters. I am still working on these collages but decided my experience with these designs would be greatly enhanced if I also made drawings of the tiny paper quilts. I was not using the sketch book pages oppositeContinue reading “Drawing the Paper Quilt Sketchbook”
The Handwriting on the Wall
I am a letter writer. I find it relaxing and a better way to air my thoughts (and grievances) than in emails. Yes, emails are good ways to communicate, but there is nothing like the act of actually writing things to help sort your thoughts. For a long time, I could not even read myContinue reading “The Handwriting on the Wall”