Archive for September, 2009

A Visit to the Past

Published on September 23, 2009

Recently I have been reading letters and journals of women on the western frontier in the nineteenth century. One particular journal, kept by 22-year old Angie Mitchell, contains many lively narratives of her first-hand experiences while boarding with different families. Angie was hired as a school teacher and her living accommodations were provided by the local [...]

Spring City Quilt Show

Published on September 12, 2009

My town, Spring City, is a very small town—about 800 residents. It was established in the mid-1800’s and has remained mostly untouched by development. Because of it’s isolation, many original structures still stand and many of them have been restored to original, and better, condition.
It’s picturesque quality and natural beauty with so many springs in [...]