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Private Eye Moonlights as Writer & Quilter

Posted on · LinMarie Garsee works as a private investigator — who just happens to write books and make quilts in her spare time. We learn how she combines those three pursuits. This segment was produced by Abner Fletcher. (Above: Private investigator, writer and quilter LinMarie Garsee poses in front of one of her quilts. Image Courtesy Facebook)

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Private Eye Moonlights as Writer & Quilter

Posted on · LinMarie Garsee works as a private investigator — who just happens to write books and make quilts in her spare time. We learn how she combines those three pursuits. This segment was produced by Abner Fletcher. (Above: Private investigator, writer and quilter LinMarie Garsee poses in front of one of her quilts. Image Courtesy Facebook)

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The People and Stories Behind One of Houston’s Largest Festivals

Posted on · In a couple days, thousands of quilters and quilting-enthusiasts will descend on the George R. Brown Convention Center for the International Quilt Festival, which will feature more than 1,500 quilts and fabric art with over a thousand vendors from all over the world. Jena Moreno is director of Stitched, a 2011 documentary about the festival. She […]

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Hobbies Help Houstonians Unplug from Technology

Posted on · It’s easy in 2014 to be tethered to technology – from the smart phones we can’t live without to high-tech appliances to entertainment that revolves around an HDTV, streaming services, cable, satellite, game systems, video on demand. These days, you really have to intentionally unplug. In such an automated, connected world, working creatively with our […]