Coming Home Chicago

Home Town Girl Goes West When Young Comes Home Again (For a Visit)

I am on my way to the Chicago area today to begin my adventure. Read an excerpt below from an article in the Chicago Tribune about my trip and my upcoming 4th Fridays event at the Starline Gallery in Harvard. I’m looking forward to this time to visit friends, both old and new, and to share quilts and stories. I’ll post updates on Facebook throughout the week.


Colleen Story Comes Home

Textile artist and former Northbrook resident Colleen (Brophy) Story is pictured in front of a pioneer log cabin on the Nelson Story Ranch near Yellowstone Park in Paradise Valley, Montana recently. Story is returning to the Chicago area this week and will be featured at the Starline Gallery’s “4th Fridays” event 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., 306 West Front Street, Harvard.

Trib Local, Northbrook
By lzbloomy, Community Contributor
3:46 a.m. CDT, April 22, 2013

Home Town Girl Goes West When Young. Comes Home Again (For a Visit)

A little romance, a whole lotta history …

Just like in the movies: some people’s lives work out that way.

Colleen (Brophy) Story was born in Highland Park on June 1st, 1957. She grew up Northbrook, spending summers with her family at Loon Lake near Antioch… (more)