Author Archives: Colleen

About Colleen

I'm a quilter and a fan of the Boston Red Sox. There's no relation between the two ... Just two things that I love! Follow me on Pinterest and Twitter @QuiltedBaseball

April Fools

There’s nothing like a personal crisis to get you motivated to write again. A few weeks ago, my husband had a household accident that resulted in a head injury and severe concussion.  Thankfully, he is on the mend and expected … Continue reading

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It Takes So Little…

It takes so little to make a fan for life… Continue reading

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From Worst to First to Worst to Cursed

There’s nothing like a frustrating home town team to get a blocked writer blogging again.  Surprisingly, I quit blogging about the Red Sox in the middle of their miraculous streak towards becoming 2013 World Series champions.  Friends asked why.  The … Continue reading

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<a href=" Picture slideshow created with Smilebox ” title=”Ladies and Gentlemen: Your 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox”>Ladies and Gentlemen: Your 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox I hope you enjoy this slideshow I made up in tribute to the … Continue reading

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Hang On To Your Hats!

Finally! It’s time to resume the baseball season! Is there anything longer than the All-Star break? You may have wondered if I was so wrapped up in my Boston Strong Quilt Project (see last slideshow post) that I forgot about … Continue reading

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I hope you enjoy watching this slide show about the Boston Strong Quilt Project. Comfort quilts were made for people injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. Be sure to turn on the sound. Colleen <a href=" This free digital slideshow … Continue reading

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On Baseball

“Why do you like baseball so much?” asked my husband’s son. My self-conscious, stumbling answer: To love a team from childhood, To care so much about the players…every game. “I know that” he said impatiently, “But I don’t remember you … Continue reading

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Opening Day

April 1.  At work Sitting on the edge of my seat. Radio on. Volume barely audible. In a stuffy office of buttoned-down collars and billable hours. I’m wound up — excited. Game on! Attempting to concentrate on work Knowing it’s … Continue reading

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Salty!

My latest quilted fabric portrait is of Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamaccchia – the guy with the longest name in the league. The quilt is made of 100% cotton fabric and is machine quilted. It is 22″ x 28″ and … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life of a Quilt-Making Baseball Fan

I’m hopeless.  I realize that.  I was mad at the Red Sox in 2011; then again in 2012.  But you can only be mad for so long.  I love the Red Sox again.  In fact, I never stopped.  You can … Continue reading

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