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  • Re: More North Than Moscow

    Hi Granny M. Thanks for your cheery reply. I have the orchids on a shelf 1 foot away from the windows so they still get light but not the coldness from the glass. The furnaces keep the house inside around 20 degrees C so so far I have not killed them. My half room is overflowing with flannel and 1800s material creeping out the door... I"m sure
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Thanks CJ for the warm welcome. Luckily its rarely that cold - -52C but this time of year often it is -30C+. New Years Eve we celebrate with a bonfire in our friends paddock/field and it has been regularly -36C+ so far each year. The bonfire is stacked over the year from broken trees on the property and is roughly 10 foot by 10 foot in size but its
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Hello Nana Thanks for saying hello. I look forward to getting to know you better. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Hi Leslie. Am working on getting photos off the old computer to post to show some of my past quilts, although I have to admit that I'm not sure exactly how to add a photo to the internet - guess I'll learn. I am learning to adapt to no garden by growing orchids and geraniums and herbs and crotons inside - although the cats chew on my lemongrass
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Hi Marlene. Glad to see other people who enjoy quilt shopping as well. Living this far North we have 1 quilt shop in town and the next quilt shop is 250+km away so I have learnt to shop online effectively . Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Hi Barbara. Thanks for the welcome. It was a huge change to come to North Alberta from the subtropics - I had never seen a river frozen in solid chunks before coming to Peace River nor lived in snow. Look forward to hearing more from you. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Hi Helen. Yes, the cold weather makes it very inviting to stay inside and quilt away. You might be amused to know that when I emigrated almost 4 years ago, I carried in my carry-on luggage my china teapot and a supply of teabags as Northern albertans drink coffee. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Thanks Kris for the welcome. I like your avatar - I have 4 cats. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Dear Gini Thanks for the welcome. I have heard that Northern Idaho is rather beautiful and I hope one day to take a drive down there to see it. I am so looking forward to learning so much more about quilting and making new friends in exciting new places. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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    Dear Joyce Thanks for your welcome to this group. Would love to hear more about what sort of quilts you are using the reproduction materials for. look forward to further chats. Kate
    Posted to Introduce Yourself! (Forum) by Kate R. on Thu, Dec 30 2010
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