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Have you heard of SuperBetter? It’s an online game that is designed to improve your life by developing/strengthening four areas, emotional, physical, social, and mental. It was created by Jane McGonigal, a game designer, who designed it to help her recover from a brain injury. Today a colleague pointed out her TED talk, which I

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I told my friend Marielle that I would do a post with some of my photos from the Cowichan Cultural Center… err, Centre (Canada) over a month ago. (If you would like to read more about the development of the Cowichan Sweater, the Wikipedia article is useful.) The Cowichan started knitting right after sheep were

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My start at Hawaiian quilting came from… Hawaii! Yeah, I dedicated a whole afternoon to shopping. I went to Kamuki Dry Goods, which was a funny shop. It very much brings to mind what I imagine quilt shops looked like in the 70s. That said they had more Kona Cotton colors than I’ve ever seen

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Our second day in Hawaii we took the chance to wander around Waikiki and then hit the beach. We walked to Duke’s, and on the way enjoyed walking past the designer boutiques. I got my photo taken in front of the most interesting of them (to me.) We had brunch at Duke’s, which had the

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You know, blogging an 18 day vacation is daunting. So I haven’t yet. But a six day vacation… that’s manageable. I think. In May one of our clients had booked Mike on a shoot in Hawaii. He had wanted me to come along, but after we weighed the combined costs of the island hopping they

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