But now that Debbie of A Quilter's Table has Another Random Linky posing this very question, I decided to give it some serious thought. My mind then wanders back - way back - to when I was very young. To a time when your whole life is still a book of fresh, white pages, waiting for you to write your story......
It's 1985 and I am doing housework on the weekend. The stereo is blasting. At that early age, say 19 or 20 years old, it is typical to be dreaming of becoming a famous rock star.
Dr. Hook's Cover of the Rolling Stone starts ringing in my head with its crazy lyrics. And Miley Cyrus comes to mind....
|Photo credit http://abcnews.go.com/topics/entertainment/music/rolling-stone-magazine.htm|
I realize... I may not have ever wanted to be a rock star.
And I may not have wanted to get my picture on the cover of Rolling Stone.
But - seriously - I think that Miley has been copying my moves!
Yup.... Done that, too.
|Photo of me in 1998 with "Short hair. Don't care."|
Truthfully, I have never aspired to get my picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone. But I do aspire to be the best quilting blogger I can be. To inspire, and to be inspired by others. To be fearless and try techniques that are new to me. To share what I learn. To encourage and be supportive. To always appreciate and, when fame comes, to remember my friends in this online quilting community.
When that time comes,
and I get that call that every fanatical quilter dreams of.....
|Really - I did make it. In Picasa!|
I am sew ready!
Keep On Quilting On, my friends!
O lorna, you make me laugh today..i love your post, and your aspiration made me feel all better too as i aspire the same in being a craft blogger. Btw you look way better than miley that's for sure!
Funny lady! You crack me up, Lorna ... promise me an autographed copy of your magazine cover when you're finally recognised for being such a fabby quilter??
Love the photo with the tongue and needle (now doesn't that sound intriguing!) Just today as I was threading my machine needle I noticed I need to focus with one eye more than another. Time for new glasses I guess! Rock on!
I love it! You have been a huge inspiration to me! Thank you so much!!
Lol! good to see someone else sticks their tongue out when threading a needle too!
Looks like you made it!
lol Lorna!! Where is Quilting Fool magazine? Someone ought to start that one. I think there are plenty enough of us quilting fools to provide plenty of hilarious material. Funny post!
LOL, I think I might sister love you. Very amusing. (I think you rock the short hair :) )
You have definitely been both an inspiration and supportive to me, for sure! You have one L-O-N-G tongue!!! Yes, don't forget us little people.
I so enjoy your posts...always make me chuckle. You are indeed an inspiring person and definitely one of my favourite quilting bloggers. Thanks for sharing those photos...great shots
I meant my previous comment in the best sense of both meanings! You just keep rockin' it!
Too funny! Thanks for the laugh, Lorna. :o)
You are too funny, Lorna. Thanks for the laugh!
I think we call that "quilt famous." The best kind of famous.
OMG Lorna! I am so glad I didn't miss this post. may have to save it and blackmail you one day. Seriously though I had my suspicions, but you just proved it. You really are a Famous Quilt Blogger.
dang you should have shared that in the Let's Get Acquainted Hop. lol
So glad I followed you. Will enjoy reading about your quilts and your adventures in quirky quilt land.
haha! Fun times!
Tee hee - this is great :D You make a better cover girl than Miley, by far!!
OMG!!! NOW I know why we are bloggin g friends...you TOTALLY remind me of a very good, ol friend, who I had soooo much fun with!!!
LOL! Fun post!
Yep made me laugh. How fun. You would make a better cover than some on Rolling Stone. Thanks for the laugh
Loved your post-too funny-I started laughing while eating a piece of my fresh out of the oven pineapple cake. lol Happy Wednesday Kathy
Oh, you are a character! Thanks so much for hosting this "Sew"cial. Having a great time visiting the others! :-)
LOL LOrna ! LMAO !
Hahahahahaha! I saw this little Miley Cyrus link on the side of your blog and thought "What the heck?" Oh my gosh, I'm so glad I clicked it. I already knew you were a hoot Lorna, but thanks for the pure, snorting out loud laughter!
You have my vote Lorna! Add your tech skills and you are there! LOL I too want to be a killer blogger and killer quilter. I love you!
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