Last One???

The joys of RETIREMENT are great! I have time to do what I want but I really miss the connection with families that I cared for in my previous professional life. This birth session, due to loss of those connections through work, may well be my last but certainly, as all, very rewarding. I had the honor of working with a young lady quite a while ba...
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Rescued!

Each time we find old quilt tops, Billy and I seem to have the same conversation: how old it looks, what kind of fabrics were used, how it was pieced and the always unanswerable question of who. Who made it, how old was she (or maybe he), who was it made for and how did such a treasure end up wadded up in a musty corner with old tools, chipped pott...
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rags

Billy and I love to ramble about in flea markets and antique shops while traveling or in the Winter when outside activities are less than comfortable. Some of our favorite places are the small out of the way, Mom and Pop junk places and every now and then, we will come across some unique items. Old quilts, new quilts, quilt blocks and quilt tops ar...
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Biscuits

I don't always eat biscuits but when I do, I make them totally from scratch. No, these are not my Grandma's biscuits but I think they are really much better. Or maybe I now attach more importance to really good biscuits: there are several famous biscuit places and many are really good, some totally suck. For instance, Cracker Barrel serves a lot of...
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Applecore

Always, as long as I can remember, I have needed something in my hands. Not just a toy or a memento or even a stone as other children commonly hold but something to make, to draw, to sew, to knit: to shape into something other than the original components. And I loved to involve others in my projects. Usually the others were unwilling, uninterested...
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