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Terry Palardy
Works at Quilters' Quarters
Attended Lesley University
Lives in Georgetown, MA 01833
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Mothers' Day Sale on Notions!
Twenty-five percent off any notions bought during this week and/or next, in honor of Mothers' Day!  Wednesday May 6th through Saturday May16th, all notions will be sold at 75% of their retail value. Bring your mother in to choose, or suprise her with someth...
Twenty-five percent off any notions bought during this week and/or next, in honor of Mothers' Day!  Wednesday May 6th through Saturday May16th, all notions will be sold at 75% of their retail value. Bring your mother in to ch...
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Quilt Show Season is Here~
Last weekend was the big quilt show, Machine Quilting Exhibition (MQX,) in Manchester, NH. This weekend is the Northern Lights Quilt Show at the Richmond Middle School in Hanover, NH. The Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild will hold its show next weekend in Hudso...
Last weekend was the big quilt show, Machine Quilting Exhibition (MQX,) in Manchester, NH. This weekend is the Northern Lights Quilt Show at the Richmond Middle School in Hanover, NH. The Hannah Dustin Quilters Guild will hol...
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Thank you, Angela. I've posted this on my Facebook Page (Quilters' Quarters in Georgetown, MA.)  You are a wonderful, encouraging, responsive teacher! 
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Spring Fabric Contest
Our second bi-monthly design contest will begin on Wednesday, March 18th~ come in before hand to pick up a flier for the Spring Fabric Contest.  As with our first event (Valentine's Day Fabrics) we will offer a ten percent discount on Spring Fabrics, includ...
Our second bi-monthly design contest will begin on Wednesday, March 18th~ come in before hand to pick up a flier for the Spring Fabric Contest.  As with our first event (Valentine's Day Fabrics) we will offer a ten percent di...
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Visit and follow Rick's new venture at his blog; add your email for email updates each month.
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Tax Season
Kim shares her experience and mistakes made with regard to her social security disability income.
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Forward thinking! Congratulations ...no doubt this will be a great advantage to so many!
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The End of Winter Hours
Just a quick note regarding open hours at Quilters' Quarters: Our shop is currently closed due to illness, but will be open again when April begins. At that time, we will revert to our non-winter hours, opening at 11 am on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and...
Just a quick note regarding open hours at Quilters' Quarters: Our shop is currently closed due to illness, but will be open again when April begins. At that time, we will revert to our non-winter hours, opening at 11 am on We...
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Thank you so much for this music - I've just spent two hours catching up on my bookkeeping while lsitening to your soothing tunes. What a lovely way to spend St. Patrick's Day afternoon! Much appreciated. I am of Scotch-Irish heritage, and am second generation American.
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Spring Fabric Contest
Our second bi-monthly design contest will begin on Wednesday, March 18th~ come in before hand to pick up a flier for the Spring Fabric Contest.  As with our first event (Valentine's Day Fabrics) we will offer a ten percent discount on Spring Fabrics, includ...
Our second bi-monthly design contest will begin on Wednesday, March 18th~ come in before hand to pick up a flier for the Spring Fabric Contest.  As with our first event (Valentine's Day Fabrics) we will offer a ten percent di...
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Over Sixty Inches in Sixteen Days
Yes, winter has caught up with us here in North East Massachusetts; it's nearly the middle of February, and spring is less than forty days away. Rick has been kept busy every day for the past three weeks blowing snow from the driveway, the pathways, the sid...
Yes, winter has caught up with us here in North East Massachusetts; it's nearly the middle of February, and spring is less than forty days away. Rick has been kept busy every day for the past three weeks blowing snow from the...
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S-Days are Stay at Home Days~ but you can read our blog and learn more about quilting and sewing! See our Antique/Vintage narrative chapter by chapter, too.
When our son Rob was a child, "S-Days" meant "Stay at Home Days!" Saturdays, Sundays and Snow Days were our favorite days of any week! Happy Blizzard of 2015! We have two feet of snow, three foot drifts and five more hours of...
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Work
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Author, Freelance Writer, Quilter
Skills
I can write, type, compose, edit, proofread and self-publish. I can design, assemble and machine quilt.
Employment
  • Quilters' Quarters
    Owner, Operator, 2013 - present
    Rick and I have begun a new venture, stocking fabrics and notions to supply local quilters with the materials they need. We buy from a Massachusetts wholesaler, and are building our inventory slowly. We'll listen to our customers' wishes and do our best to fill their lists in reasonable time and at affordable prices.
  • Wooden Toy and Gift, Terry's Thoughts and Threads
    Author and Quilter, Marketing, 1976 - present
    I work with my husband Rick promoting our Wooden Toy and Gift shop. The shop now has a blog (www.wtandgnews.blogspot.com) a website with webstore (www.woodentoyandgift.net) and an active Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wooden-Toy-and-Gift/111508638881608?fref=ts)
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Georgetown, MA 01833
Previously
South Boston, MA
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I am not perfect, but I am enough. ~Carl Rogers
Introduction
Born and raised in South Boston, married and living in Georgetown Massachusetts. Retired from the Andover Public School district after 30 years in special and general education. Worked as adjunct faculty for Lesley University, teaching math-related courses to teachers and evaluators. Now working with my husband in our Wooden Toy and Gift shop. I make quilts, and write books. I volunteer as the Company Clerk for Erie 4 Fire Association ~ the oldest, still-privately-funded fire company operating within a municipal fire department in the United States; I'm also a volunteer vice president and co-treasurer for our local Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library. I'm a member of the Alliance for Georgetown and promote small businesses and local shopping endeavors. And I am a happy person.
Bragging rights
Retired after 30 years of public school teaching. Have an adult son, an adult daughter, and two grandchildren.I have self-published eight books, and am now working on a continuing series titled Mysteries in the Quilter's Quarters. And at the end of 2013, I have been elected to the board of directors of the IPNE: Independent Publishers of New England.
Education
  • Lesley University
    Special Education, 1981 - 1983
    Behavioral, Emotional, Cognitive development
  • Harvard University
    Tools for Special Education, 1987 - 1987
    Technology
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
    American History, 2008 - 2010
    18th, 19th, 20th century
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Terry Crawford Palardy
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Art Exhibit ~ Reception open to public, Tuesday October 21 5 - 7 pm
wtandgnews.blogspot.com

Tonight! Don't miss it! Come to our open house at the Pine Grove School in Rowley, Massachusetts to see Rick's art exhibit installed in six

Taxes 2014: SSDI & Earned Income - MultipleSclerosis.net
multiplesclerosis.net

Kim shares her experience and mistakes made with regard to her social security disability income.

S-Days and Other Happy Occurrences
atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com

When our son Rob was a child, "S-Days" meant "Stay at Home Days!" Saturdays, Sundays and Snow Days were our favorite days of any week! Happy

Vintage and Antique Sewing Machines
atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com

I've discovered some wonderful Facebook pages that are dedicated to helping us learn about old sewing machines. The first one I found is Vin

A "NON-GLARE" needle plate?
featherweightrx.blogspot.com

Many of you will have heard me to say that I love questions about the Featherweight sewing machines. One of the best ways to learn something

A Lovely Night Celebrating Art with Friends.
atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com

Yesterday was the night we shared Rick's woodworking artwork in his first public exhibit, hosted by the Pine Grove School in Rowley. His wor

Breathing Room Miniseries Novel: Muddy Beginnings
stevenlangebooks.com

Breathing Room is the raw, unpretentious saga of a family fighting to survive, and stay together. It is a no-holds –barred view of each fami

Sharing Quilting Sites Found Surfing the Web
atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com

I'm going to open this page by linking you to a website that I found first on Facebook and then via Pinterest ~ I guess that qualifies for s

Terry's Thoughts and Threads
terrysthoughtsandthreads.blogspot.com

Rick and I love walking through the Boston Christmas Festival at the World Trade Center exhibition hall on the waterfront in Boston. The ori

Georgetown Quilts of Valor
atquiltersquarters.blogspot.com

Quilts Of Valor UPDATE: 1/27/2014 Our second meeting will be at Betty's house on Nelson Avenue. See your email from Betty for the date, time

Smashwords – Interview with Terry Crawford Palardy
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Authors/Publishers. How Smashwords works · Where are my ebooks? How to format ebooks. Smashwords Style Guide · Troubleshooting · Problem upl

Terry Crawford Palardy
www.terrycrawfordpalardy.com

Author and Quilter Terry Crawford Palardy has written seven books: two education, two poetry, two multiple sclerosis and melanoma, and one l

a review of Teaching: Education and Academics at the Turn of the Century.
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I just finished reading a book that I received for swapping my book, The Fifteen Houses, with another author at the New England Authors Expo

a review of Teaching Volume 2: Stories Reflecting the Classroom
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Having enjoyed Teaching very much, I immediately began to read Part II. I just finished reading "Teaching Part 2" tonight by Terry Crawford

The Gift of Dying Slowly
www.martycauley.org

Today I watched my grandson eat dinner. I'm not sure whether he got more food on him, or in him. At nearly one year old he had yogurt spread

Preparing a Writers Gathering
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by Sylvia Ney Conferences, workshops, retreats – they are a part of every writers life. We read about them, hope to attend them, but what go

a quote by J.K. Rowling
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Wonderful, reasonably-priced repair of my 1947 Singer Featherweight, purchased on eBay and delivered with damaged bobbin case base. It was fixed, tuned, cleaned and serviced within two days. What a guy!
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Always friendly, knowledgeable and courteous. Always provides a ride back home while truck is in for service or repair. GMC and Chevy are our top picks for vehicles through the years.
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