Author Archives: Fran Gardner

Memories and fabric

On her While She Naps blog, quilter and designer Abby Glassenberg describes a new project, a quilt with 99 hexagons, each one representing a fabric in her stash. “I’ve had some of these fabrics for more than 10 years,” she … Continue reading

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A little notice

Jessica Skultity at The Wonky Press (issue #39: Why I’m Writing a Book, Bright Yellow Quilts, and Some Great Links) has said some kind things about a little quilt I made earlier this year. Since it was for a baby, I used … Continue reading

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January signs

On Jan. 2, 2017, which was the New Year’s holiday this year, I found a couple of interesting signs near where SE Powell meets 50th and Foster Road. The grammatically challenged sign below was, sadly, on the door of the … Continue reading

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Vegetables for breakfast; lentils and labne

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Happy in Chester, Vermont

My daughter Lyza now lives in the country near Chester, Vt. Moon Dog not only has good food and smoothies but also a small grocery that includes some fine organic produce.

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Vegetables for breakfast

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Dutch baby for breakfast

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Me and my walker just powered up this big old hill in Multnomah Village.

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#frannyeats Not much potato, lots of other vegetables

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From my new espresso machine

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