Following the Barn Quilt Trail

Author: Suzi Parron

Publisher: Ohio University Press

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Category: Art

Page: 272

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Suzi Parron, in cooperation with Donna Sue Groves, documented the massive public art project known as the barn quilt trail in her 2012 book Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement. The first of these projects began in 2001, when Groves and community members created a series of twenty painted quilt squares in Adams County, Ohio. Since then, barn quilts have spread throughout forty-eight states and several Canadian provinces. In Following the Barn Quilt Trail, Parron brings readers along as she, her new love, Glen, their dog Gracie, and their converted bus Ruby, leave the stationary life behind. Suzi and Glen follow the barn quilt trail through thirty states across thirteen thousand miles as Suzi collects the stories behind the brightly painted squares. With plentiful color photographs, this endearing hybrid of memoir and travelogue is for quilt lovers, Americana and folk art enthusiasts, or anyone up for a good story.

Our Canada Our Country Our Stories

Inspirational Tales from the Heart and Soul of this Great Land

Author: Our Canada Magazine a Division of Reader's Digest

Publisher: Reader's Digest

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

View: 307

An inspirational collection of 125 heartwarming stories of family, bravery, kindness and more from Our Canada magazine submitted and told by Canadians from coast to coast. From Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador, to Nanaimo, British Columbia, here are the heartwarming stories about things that matter to us the most... Family--It's what makes us resilient and keeps us strong--the joys, sorrows, humour and wisdom of family life. Kindness--Inspiring stories about Canadians who do good works--in their communities and around the world. Valour--True stories that commemorate the sacrifices ofour brave men and women in uniform. Memories--From lakeside in the summer to hockey in the winter, and from characters that inspired us to the games we love, here are some of our fondest recollections. Adventure--From camping on the tundra to motoring cross-country, here are the tall talkes for intrepid adventurers. Community--Canadians celebrate their neighbourhoods, culture and inclusiveness in poignant stories of struggle and achievement. Talent--Gifted Canadians share their creative journeys while chasing their dreams. The stories in this engaging book are from Our Canada and it's companion publication, More of Our Canada--magazines like no other. Written by readers, every issue brings Canadians together to share adventures, celebrate joyful memories and tell the stories of this great land of ours and the people who so proudly call it home. Guaranteed to warm your heart and make you proud.

Michigan Day Trips by Theme

Author: Mike Link

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 176

View: 537

Discover unique attractions around the Great Lake State! Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. No more information overload! Sections are divided by themes like waterfalls, lighthouses and fun days, so you can decide what to do and then figure out where to do it. No more information overload! Useful for singles, couples and families--visitors and residents alike--this guide by Mike Link encompasses a wide range of interests.

The Bay area at your feet

walks with San Francisco's Margot Patterson Doss ; with photos by John Whinham Doss

Author: Margot Patterson Doss

Publisher:

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Category: Travel

Page: 269

View: 199

WildBird

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Category: Bird watching

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Finding Mercy

Author: Karen Harper

Publisher: MIRA

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 357

View: 907

When Amish lavender grower Ella Lantz falls in love with Wall Street whistle-blower Alex Caldwell the two are driven from Ella's Home Valley Amish community when it becomes clear that Alex's protected witness status has been compromised.

Love at First Hike

A Memoir About Love and Triumph on the Appalachian Trail

Author: Michelle Pugh

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

View: 127

When recent graduate Michelle Pugh sets out to fulfill a childhood dream of hiking the A.T. from start to finish, she enjoys the bliss of being surrounded by nature, the peacefulness of small trail towns, and the companionship of fellow hikers.