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5 probing questions about the joe retreat

5 probing questions about the joe retreat


By Patricia Belyea

Union WA  There are many mysteries surrounding The Joe Retreat, the annual quilting retreat with Joe Cunningham and Patricia Belyea, on the Hood Canal in Washington state.

The first: why do these people chose to come from across the US and Canada to attend?
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Joe starts each day with a little talk and then doles out assignments.
2016 The Joe Retreat with Joe Cunningham

So why do everyone’s projects look like they were made at different retreats?

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And, how does one chef dream up so many great meals that meet the needs of all the participants’ food issues?

2016 The Joe Retreat with Joe CunninghamTwo final questions: Why did 80% of the participants choose to come back for another year? And why is everyone laughing? Maybe one question answers the other!2016 The Joe Retreat with Joe Cunningham

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3 comments to “5 probing questions about the joe retreat”

  1. Ann Darling says:

    A whoooole lotta creativvvvity going on there!!! And laughter too!
    Is that a car “quilt” he is holding? Intere
    sting.

  2. Warm Quilts says:

    I will have to follow along, especially if that is a car quilt that he is holding. I love your question, “so why do everyone’s projects look like they were made at different retreats?” Cheers to great creativity!

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