Monthly Archives: July 2011

I Returned Home yesterday to Snail Mail!

I came home from Oklahoma a couple of days early.  We had all had a good visit and my granddaughter had a good birthday, despite the frightening, expensive and incredibly short roller coaster experience.  The kids all wanted to go see … Continue reading

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Birthday Festivities!

I got to sleep in!  Gramma was a happy camper.  Yesterday, my grandson busted in the bedroom and woke me up to ask if he could play Wii.  Last night, before he went to bed, I told him that when he … Continue reading

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The Birthday Girl did NOT like the Roller Coaster!

My middle granddaughter asked to go ride roller coasters for her birthday last December.  That is when I told the children that I wanted to do things with them for their birthdays.  So, she’s been looking forward to this weekend for … Continue reading

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My 4th and 5th icad

I never got online to post yesterday, but I did make my index card art for the day.  I hope you like it.  I was looking over quotes and found this one by Langston Hughes.  It really spoke to me.  … Continue reading

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ICAD (my) #3

I found this quote last year after my sister passed.  I love it.  It is so very true.  The card itself was written with my fountain pen and then I used water-color pencils.  It looked pretty good after I wet … Continue reading

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Thinking, sometimes it’s sad business

I watched the Rangers game last night.  There was quite a lot said about the accident of the night before.  Shannon Stone attempting to get a foul ball for his son that was tossed to him by Josh Hamilton and then … Continue reading

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Shaken and Sad

I was not watching last night’s Texas Rangers baseball game.  I had intended to go to Dallas for the quilt guild meeting, but changed my mind and stayed home.  Then, I forgot about the game until after 8 PM.  I turned … Continue reading

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A Little Art in my Future

You know I like art.  You know I like to create.  I haven’t really done anything artistic since my last quilt retreat though.  Although I’m planning all kinds of things to take up to Oklahoma next week.  The grandchildren have … Continue reading

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In the Mail Today

Fortunately, there is almost always good mail after a holiday day off for the post office.  Going to check on my mail fills me with anticipation, similar to Christmas morning.  Opening that little door brings a smile to my face or a feeling … Continue reading

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Rain haiku

There has been a very slight chance of rain the last couple of days.  So far, it hasn’t amounted to much.  The drought has me fantasizing about rain.  I listen to the sounds of rain on my sound machine each … Continue reading

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