Thursday, January 10, 2008


A sudden flash of inspiration upon retiring last night led to a mild case of insomnia and new ideas that wove their threads through the fabric of my dreams. I took my copy of Artful Blogging to bed with me and entered a beautiful new world of self-expression. I have been blogging for almost a year now. Up to the point, blogging has been more like show and tell. I think I am ready for the next level. What I want to share with you is this.... a combination of my creative endeavors and the amazing inspiration that this world offers to me. I would like to journey down the road of self expression through that which I am passionate about.

Sew.....what am I passionate about? So many things! husband, my children, my friends, my animals, nature and this big beautiful world around us, my sewing (aprons of course!!), quilting, rubberstamping and altered art, writing, photography, gardening, cooking.

A word about the title: The words for the title came to me as I fell asleep. Not wishing to disturb my dear husband's slumber, I chose not to turn on the light and find the implements to write them down. Afraid that I might forget the idea by morning, I opened the drawer to my nightside stand...knowing that seeing something out of place the next morning would jog my memory. I used the word "sew" for obvious reasons and "fourth" instead of forth because this is my fourth attempt at blogging.

I have entered the second half of my life (yes, I am going to live to be 100, God willing). It is my hope that I can express my love for my family and friends thru creativity. This blog is my gift to you.


GardenGoose said...

love the new blog and look.

Beverly said...

Thanks, Tina. I can always count on you to check in to see what is up!

Anonymous said...

Really like your new blog. Love the name. Can't wait to see what you have in store for us. Happy Blogging :o)
cheryl (cw246)

Sheryl-lyn said...

Love the new blog! Funny, about 2 years ago I woke up and realized that I, too, had lived half of my life already. I decided to make sure that the second half is even better than the first. No-holds-barred and hell's bells all the time now!

Amy said...

The Artful Blogging magazine is a great sourse of inspiration, isn't it :-) I love your new blog, very inspiring.

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