Category Archive: Travel

Amazing Art in Arkansas

Tropical Storm Harvey is still kicking in my area of Southeast Texas.  We have had four days of steady rain, over 20 inches, where I live, but otherwise everything is fine here.  Once… Continue reading

Gigantic and/or Multi-colored Inspiration

Last week we got to visit Fort Smith and Bentonville, Arkansas.  The plan was to drive straight to Bentonville to meet a relics dealer and hand off a collection of my husband’s grandfather… Continue reading

Eighty Years Ago in Mexico

Finding clues in the most unlikely of places… More beautiful textiles arrived from my mother-in-law’s house.  She told me that her in-laws had traveled to the West and Mexico on camping vacations every… Continue reading

Textile Glimpses of Nova Scotia

Last week our Cherished Neighbor Liz and I spent the week in Nova Scotia, someplace both of us have always wanted to go.  Most of our time was spent taking in the scenery… Continue reading

Even More Textiles in Philadelphia

Alright, it has been more than a month since I went to Philadelphia, but, as David Letterman used to say, I remember it like it was on videotape! In the short amount of… Continue reading

Phantastic Phiber Phun in Philadelphia

Last week I got to go to Philadelphia for the first time, tagging along with my husband on one of his business trips.  As usual, we had very short notice beforehand, and just… Continue reading

Quintessential Texas Vacation

Porch time… Swimming holes… Or rivers, in town… And out of town… Dance halls…   And don’t forget to hit all the thrift stores and fruit stands for souvenirs! My husband had the… Continue reading

Did I Bring You Something? Yes.

I just got back from a little vacation –  I saw things that reminded me of y’all, so here are your virtual souvenirs: For Pia, who likes buttons and unusual ideas:   For… Continue reading

Textiles from Turkmenistan

Last week my husband had to travel to Turkmenistan for his job.  He travels quite a bit, but this country was a challenge. Turkmenistan is mostly desert, located just north of Iran and… Continue reading

Textiles at the Briscoe Museum

As many times as I’ve been to San Antonio, you’d think I would have seen every attraction in the city.  But when I was there last week, I noticed the Briscoe Western Art… Continue reading