I've been making and selling quilts to Bridget for over two years now! And two of my small scapular necklaces have been accepted into a local juried show, Lost and Found: Sustainable Fashion at the Sweetwater Center for the Arts !! Wow! I have never submitted, nor ever thought I could be accepted, to a juried show! So once again, following St. Bridget's path has led me to new places. (Oh triple goddess that she is, and Irish saint, she oversees poetry, healing and blacksmiths - which somehow in my life includes arts and crafts of all types from weaving to quilting to blacksmithing!) I dropped off my scapulars this morning at the Center, and am still amazed at how life unfolds when practicing puja. I tend to be so linear (stop laughing everyone) that I am surprised when life throws me these amazing curve balls - or Goddess surprises. My entry into the competition comes from a walk with my dogs on a snowy day back in March, and I ran into another doggie friend. I've known Sue for years, and we have talked dog many times. This cold and wintery day, however, she suddenly asked me if I were a fiber artist! Bizarre. And I said, "yes, I sew and quilt and weave and spin." She then told me of numerous shows where I could submit my work, and invited me into the Pittsburgh Fiber Arts Guild at the same time. . . kind of one of those amazing synchronous happenings. It was a miserable and wet day, and ther...