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Pamela Picard
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Excellence. Aesthetics. Results
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"Have​ ​some​ ​good​ ​food​ ​and​ ​drink​ ​lots​ ​of​ ​wine.​ ​I'm​ ​free."
Pamela Picard February 12, 1946 - December 21, 2017 "Do not stand at my grave and weep,  I am not there, I do not sleep.  I am a thousand winds that blow.  I am the diamond glint on snow.  I am the sunlight on ripened grain.  I am the gentle autumn rain.  W...

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To Live or To Die Today
My breast cancer has metastasized. I visited with both my medical doctors. They have given up on me. "Three months," says the oncologist. "You're dying," says the GP. Isn't everyone? Really, from the moment we are born, we are dying. We may be healthy or un...

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Regrets. I Have a Few. But Then Again
Georgia O'Keeffe - Ram's Head When faced with imminent mortality, one tends to reflect. Regrets? I have a few. But they are gracefully balanced with gratitude. I regret that I won't get to see how things turn out for the United States and the world. I regre...

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Keep Calm. Carry On.
  Andrew Wyeth - Wind from the Sea There are so many books authored by people living with - and dying with - cancer. I wonder if I should write one? After most recent chest and back x-rays, I wonder if I'd even have time? My disease has advanced - metastasi...
Keep Calm. Carry On.
Keep Calm. Carry On.
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The Bright Hour - A Memoir of Living and Dying
" The Bright Hour" is another memoir written by a woman dying of metastatic breast cancer. Riggs said she hoped her book would help readers better understand how
death and life are entwined. Montaigne appreciated this, she explains.
“He left all his doors...

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Everything You Were Afraid to Ask About Dying
In this touching article in the New Yorker, Cory Taylor answers the questions you always wanted to know about dying but were afraid to ask: What will you miss the most? I shall miss you so much when I’m dead: Harold Pinter, dying of cancer,
speaking of his ...

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How Much For a Piece of Heart?
Recently a few friends have asked how much for a quilt? When I tell them that prices range from a few hundred dollars to over $2,000, I sense their sticker shock. Here is the cost basis of my work. MATERIALS Out-of-pocket
expenses are mostly incurred and ...

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2017 Stitching - Kaffe Fassett "Strata"
  Kaffe Fassett "Strata" Quilt & Brandon Mably "Shoal" Pillowcases

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2017 Stitching - Drifting Blue
  Drifting Blue - prints by Kaffe Fassett Collective

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At War With Cancer
From the moment I received my breast cancer diagnosis, I swore I would not "fight cancer." Physically, it's taxing and costly with only a 50 percent chance of winning. Emotionally, it's stressful which depresses the immune system. Cancer thrives in an envir...
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