Archive for December, 2008

A Sewing Machine and Her Good Works

Published on December 29, 2008

I promised last post that I would share pictures of the table dressings I was working on for my daughter’s Christmas table, but first I would like to tell you about the grand old lady that did the real work involved.
About 65 years ago, when my mother was still a young woman with a growing [...]

Catching Up—Again

Published on December 15, 2008

Whew! This year has simply whizzed by. Some of you have noticed my absence from my journal for the last two months and I have to say—I have no excuse. My absence may be compared to being on a diet and deciding to eat just one brownie—-before one knows it the whole plate [...]