Archive for November, 2007

A Mellow Season

Published on November 17, 2007

This time of year I relish the smell of a slow, oven-cooked meal and cinnamon. There is a coziness and a sense of comfort that comes from a house warmed by the smell of good food and heated by that same food baking in the oven.
When I was young Sunday dessert was often a cake [...]

In Memory of Margaret Kimball

Published on November 12, 2007

On Sunday, November 4, my 89 year old mother-in-law passed away. She has left a legacy of devotion to her family and a large posterity. I was asked to pay tribute to my mother-in-law at her funeral last Thursday. Below is a portion of my remarks. The photograph below is of her and our two [...]

There is No Place Like Home

Published on November 3, 2007

I have just returned from a glorious visit to a quilting friend in Maine. The leaves were beautiful (just a little past peak), the seafood unsurpassed, the walks by the ocean inspiring, and a full week for stitching with friends. Vacations do not get any better.
I arrived at my home airport late in the evening. [...]