Category Archives: family

My First “300” Words about Quilting Essay

I almost forgot to tell you that my essay that I sent into Quilters Newsletter Magazine was published on their web extras section of their website!  Click here to read it.  Mine is the fifth one down!  It was the very first … Continue reading

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My 2015 Quilt Plans

My head has been spinning since I got home from Oklahoma a week ago with all of the quilt projects I want to start — right this minute!  It’s been difficult to choose the one I’ll start first.  In fact, I … Continue reading

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My Word to Live by in 2015 — Gratitude

If you happened to read my last post, you know that I am not sorry to see 2014 in my rearview mirror.  I logically know that every single person on this big earth has problems and sorrows every single year.  … Continue reading

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Bed in a Box

My son is very busy and orders a lot of stuff from Amazon instead of spending precious time in stores.  I spent most of November and just about all of December with him and his kids last year.  During that … Continue reading

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December First

It’s been eighteen years since my father died. It’s so hard to believe it’s been that long.  This day  is easier for me now, but I will always miss my daddy.  He would have loved being a great-grandfather!  He would have … Continue reading

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Just a Quick little Update

I’ve gone to Oklahoma for an extended visit.  It could be a couple of weeks or a few months.  I just don’t know yet.  So, I’ve deactivated my postcrossing account, for the time being, and will probably not be showing postcards … Continue reading

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A List for Today

Since getting my new fountain pen in late October, I’ve been writing more letters.  Here is a list of who I’ve written to, so far: Catherine Kari Martha (got a letter from her earlier this week, writing a second letter … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween in Postcards

Halloween is so different now than it was when I was a kid!  In my opinion, it’s not nearly as fun.  It’s not as safe for kids to actually Trick or Treat door to door as we did.  The costumes … Continue reading

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Beautiful Ladies

My mother is one of seven sisters.  She’s the youngest of nine children.  Four of the siblings have passed.  On Monday, we saw two of the remaining sisters.  I almost forgot that I had my camera with me.  I’m so glad … Continue reading

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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

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