Archive for the 'Family' Category

Playing Hooky

Published on May 8, 2010

I’ve been away from my blog for quite some time and I apologize. It seems I am not a good blogger. Life runs so fast at some times that it is hard to fit everything in. 
In addition to my work with the needle side of Foxglove Cottage, which is quite a load this time of [...]

Winter Traditions

Published on December 12, 2009

It snowed earlier this week. Approximately 6 to 8 inches of snow fell and then it turned very cold. In fact, I understand from the national news that two-thirds of our country was, and still is, under the icy grip of this same storm.
When the first big snow of the year falls, I always think [...]

Away “Teaching”

Published on November 30, 2009

In October I took a much needed break from my usual work day routine and spent a few days teaching a different group of potential quilters. These students are young but eager to try a new skill.

As I have told my adult students many times, new skills, like hand applique, are difficult for adults because [...]

Thanksgiving Wishes

Published on November 23, 2009


My favorite holiday is upon us. When the autumn leaves begin to change colors I begin to savor the thoughts of this holiday and I begin to look forward in anticipation of the Day.
When I walk in the early mornings in this country setting where I live, I think of all of the fine meals [...]