Debra Ann Pitts

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Free Baby Quilt Patterns featuring simple Turnstile Quilt Blocks! - Page 2 of 2

Here’s what you’ll need- Quilt measures approx. 45″ x 45″ when finished, and the instructions are for ONE quilt.<p>Supplies:<p>9 Fat Quarters of Fabric for …

Quilting

‘I can’t forget the horror of my son’s birth’

Despite medical advancements, childbirth is a major cause of post-traumatic stress disorder – and yet nobody talks about it. Leah McLaren tells the harrowing story of the arrival of her second child – and her fight for treatment and support<p>The seconds that stretch between the act of giving birth …

Pregnancy

Baby Rag Quilt Tutorial

If you have never made a quilt before, a rag quilt is a great place to start. Even if you are new to sewing, I promise that you can make a gorgeous …

Knitter’s Guide to Fit: Sleeveless Garments

Summertime = tank tops! Get the fit you want with <b>Carol Sulcoski’s</b> tips on sleeveless garments. Originally published in <i>Love of Knitting</i>, Summer …

Emmanuel Macron's marriage proves politics is different in France

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Here's the simple love story of 15 year-old boy meets much older drama teacher in high school and eventually falls in love. His parents can't keep them apart, so years later the mother of three eventually divorces her husband and marries her former student. They flourish and then …

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Quilting

Undocumented husband of Indiana Trump supporter deported to Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Helen Beristain voted for Donald Trump even though she is married to an undocumented immigrant.<p>In November, she thought Trump would deport only people with criminal records -- people he called "bad hombres" -- and that he would leave families intact.<p>"I don't think ICE is out there to detain …

Immigration

How Loneliness Begets Loneliness

Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to break the cycle.<p>“I’m clearly a textbook case of the silent majority of middle-aged men who won’t admit they’re starved for friendship, even if all signs point to the contrary,” wrote …

Psychology

Watch How the Real Sean Spicer Compares to Saturday Night Live's Parody

Melissa McCarthy’s turn as a gum-chomping, water gun-toting White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> has been wildly …

Comedy

Kaleidoscope of Generations Quilt

A month or two ago, my amazing Mother gave me a bag of scrap fabrics that had pieces in it from four generations of women in my family. She had used …

Quilting

‘U.S. Betrayed by Allies, Domestic Attack Imminent’

Received the following several hours ago in an email:<p><b>U.S. Betrayed by Allies, Domestic Attack Imminent</b><p>Shocking evidence from the same economist who …

West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda

I went to an inaugural ball a few weeks ago — the one in Washington state, not the one in Washington, D.C. — and got a good sense of the official resistance that is rising on the West Coast against the policies of the new Trump administration.<p>Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term as …

Hey, Bibi: You Manage Your Border, We’ll Manage Ours

The Israel Prime Minister stepped in a hole and kept digging when he praised Trump’s wall. Stay out of our hemisphere, buddy.<p>Jerusalem, we have a …

Frequent vaping by teens linked to heavy smoking later

Adolescents with a regular vaping habit aren't just more likely to take up smoking; they also have higher odds of developing a heavy cigarette habit, a U.S. study suggests.<p>The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, calls into question whether e-cigarettes can be an …

Public Health

‘A whiff of World War III hangs in the air’

The relations between the USA and Russia will have ups and downs. The Russians do not like nor particularly respect the Obama Administration and …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Harvard Business School

Daniel taught about many end time events that even many real Christians do not understand

<i>Depiction of Daniel in the Lions’ Den (Daniel 6:16-23)</i><p>Daniel was a well known prophet of God who lived during the reigns of Kings Nebuchadnezzar, …

Will Great Tribulation Begin in 2018?

12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord, and shall not …

Lying wonders: Muslims claiming to see Jesus

<i>Medjugorje, a place of lying wonders (Beemwej)</i><p>Last week, a woman mentioned to me that she spent a week in Berlin, Germany as part of a group trying …

‘Pope Francis says Jesus is not our hope, Mary and the Mother Church are’

A reader tipped me off to the following:<p>Pope Francis says Jesus is not our hope, Mary and the Mother Church are<p>Pope Francis, speaking to mark the …

How to make sun prints from any object in your home (or yard)

Years ago in college, I learned how to make light drawings, or "sun prints" as they are commonly called, using <b>an alchemistic process that uses</b> …

Neuroscience