Monthly Archives: April 2013


This has been a rough week for many around the United States.  With the bombings in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, the week has been full of sadness, frustrations and questions.  I try to concentrate on the … Continue reading

Posted in charity, gratitude


I wasn’t going to post about this, but when I got an email this evening from a concerned blog friend, I decided that I should. I haven’t been posting much lately.  One reason is that I haven’t had much to … Continue reading

Posted in gratitude, grief, kindness | 2 Comments

Vintage Mail

WordPress and I are not getting along today.  This is the second time I’ve started this.  All of my words were lost on the previous post started.  Not fun. I talk to my momma almost daily.  During one of our conversations … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, dad, friends, ice cream, Joan, momma | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Horror of Horror! Forgotten Postcards!

Even worse than forgetting to put the photos of the postcards on Postcrossing and forgetting to write a post about them for this blog, is misplacing them.  Unfortunately, I have indeed misplaced some.  I’m heart-sick about it.  Just goes to … Continue reading

Posted in in the mail, post cards, postcrossing | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Most Recent Postcards

I’ve been in a postcard pickle.  I accidentally packed away all the postcards I had, when I started a deep cleaning of the house.  I had to slow way down on mailing out because I can’t find my blasted postcards after packing … Continue reading

Posted in in the mail, photography, post cards, postcrossing | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Forgot to mention Yesterday

When I actually got to see and talk to my granddaughter in person, she changed her mind about the type of quilt she wanted me to make for her.  It’s not the log cabin variation that I’d made for her … Continue reading

Posted in change, family, grandkids, quilt retreat, quilting | 4 Comments

I’m back and writing — slowly

I’ve been really busy the last couple of months.  I’ve been on the road a lot.  First, I went to Austin for the first QuiltCon show (modern quilts!).  Then I went to Dallas for Quilt Celebration and a quilt retreat.  Next, I … Continue reading

Posted in art quilt, contest, grandkids, miniature quilts | 6 Comments