Archive for February, 2007

Waiting Out the Winter

Published on February 28, 2007

It snowed all day yesterday. This morning the sun came out and, even though it is still cold, it melted quickly on roads and sidewalks. The last several days have warmed up to the 40’s in the daytime and those places stayed warm enough to melt the new snow. Winter seems to be losing it’s frosty [...]

Spinach Pie

Published on February 21, 2007

As is the case with many women, my daughter and I enjoy eating dishes that are not traditional meat and potatoes-type meals. When she still lived at home the boys in our family occasionally took backpacking trips and while they were away we would try restaurants and recipes that the boys would probably not appreciate [...]

Time Out

Published on February 14, 2007

In elementary school my favorite piece of playground equipment was the merry-go-round. I remember racing out of the classroom at recess time to claim my place on the twirling disk. Sometime I would run alongside pushing my bar to help my classmates make it go faster and faster, and sometimes I would sit and simply [...]

A Place of My Own

Published on February 9, 2007

I believe a form of wealth is to have a place of your own for reading, thinking, and especially to spend time as you choose. With the move to our new house I was able plan such a space for myself. Important elements in my sewing room are a bit different than many quilters because [...]