Monthly Archives: December 2009

This time of year…

This time of year is always special to me. I love to see my Christmas tree all decorated and lite up. This year, the tree is so full of ornaments that my hubby has been concerned it would topple over. … Continue reading

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I’ve been on the Good Reads website most of the day reading quotes. This has been a favorite for some time, but I never knew who said it until today. “Well behaved women seldom make history.” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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Kantha Stitching

Kantha is a type of stitching that I first saw on the blog, Spirit Cloth written by Jude Hill. I’ve attempted it myself on a couple of my small art quilts. Rage and Black Cat both have my variation of … Continue reading

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A New Quilt Shop in Tool, Texas!!!

Mom came by this morning. We sat visiting, laughing and talking for a while. It is always so good to see my Momma! I know I’m very lucky. Not every woman can see her mom often and not every woman … Continue reading

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Making it my own!

My sister, mother, niece and I all went shopping to this wonderful place — Old Town Spring — on one of my recent visits to my sister’s house. There was a shop there that I totally fell in love with. … Continue reading

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Mopping Walls

In the top photo, if you look to the right above the curtain, you’ll see streaks from a roof leak. At the time, we had a metal roof and that streaked stuff that ran down my walls is the roof … Continue reading

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Finished one of my Minis

Spoiler Alert! If you’re in my Quilting Friends group, you shouldn’t read this post until Sunday 12/13. In fact, if you’ve read this far, it may be too late. Sorry. I’m totally finished with the Thou Shalt Not Steal Pecans … Continue reading

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A Little Clarification

A little clarification for my momma and the men in my life about the posting I made earlier. I love the company of men. I enjoy them and their wit. Nothing on earth makes me happier than the sound of … Continue reading

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Thank You, Charmaine!

I’ve shown you the photo I took of my son and father before. Now, you get to see it with the painting my wonderful, talented sister-in-law Charmaine painted for me. I’m just in awe over her talent! You should see … Continue reading

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Just Because it’s Beautiful

Last night when my hubby and I were on our way to Braum’s for that peppermint ice cream, this is what the sunset was like at that moment. Isn’t it beautiful? I just had to share it with you. It … Continue reading

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