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

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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Holiday Letter to Ben Cherington

Dear Ben Cherington: I trusted you. ; I had faith that you could right the ship. ; After you pulled off The Trade of 2012, dumping the contracts that had the Red Sox in a multi-year stranglehold, I looked at … Continue reading

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Trading Friendly for Farrell

He’s baaaaaack!  It happened and I am glad.  I think.  John Wayne … I mean … John Farrell is about to ride in on a white horse and save the Red Sox.  You know what that means, don’t you?  Dust … Continue reading

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Is That All There Is?

“Is that all there is?” was a song recorded in 1969 by Peggy Lee. It is a song about disillusionment and disappointment. It is a song about the 2012 Red Sox. It is appropriate that a song that was popular … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Red (Part 2)

When you think about the wreckage created by the Sox acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, it is startling. There was no effort to retain Adrian Beltre on third base, and he left for the Rangers where he has been an all-star. … Continue reading

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