Busy, Busy, Busy

This has been one of "THOSE" weeks.  Besides the usual crazyness of a school week, I've had negotiations meetings, union meetings, mentoring meetings, meetings with parents, and a school board meeting.  This hectic schedule reminds me of one of the many reasons I love quilting.  Quilting can be done for hours or days at a time but you can also  work on quilting projects for minutes at a time.  I truly appreciate this aspect of quilting when I have such a busy week.  I can come home and play in my studio for a few minutes or even an hour before I drift off to sleep.

Quilting settles me down.  It relaxes me and gives me time to contemplate the things on my mind.  Everything looks better after you've quilted.  I have solved world problems and even revamped the educational system while I quilt. 

I believe people are fortunate to find something they love to do. It's a bonus if you are good at what you love to do. I am extremely lucky because I have found two such things --- teaching and quilting.  Of course it's even better when I can find ways to incorporate quilting into my teaching curriculum.

Happy Quilting,
Laurel

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