Tag Archive: family

Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

Recently I had a birthday party.  At my age, just getting to see family and friends is a wonderful event that fills me with gratitude.  And since I am already the recipient of… Continue reading

A Hidden Family Treasure!

Here’s a little family history:  my great-grandmother Grace had four daughters, and they all embroidered pillowcases, and then crocheted lace edgings for them.  (They made lots of other things too, like dresser scarves,… Continue reading

Long Relationships and Short Attention Spans

Looking back over this year,  my very favorite event happened in November.  To commemorate the day we met, my husband secretly invited family members and friends to spend the weekend here.  (My sister… Continue reading

Family Cookbook

There is a small bookshelf that lives by our back door, filled with my very favorite irreplaceable books.  (My thought is that if we ever had to evacuate with a wildfire approaching, I… Continue reading

Even Better than Quilt Festival

Since I live so close to Houston, Texas, I usually can spend a day at the International Quilt Festival.  This year something else came up that required me to miss it, but I… Continue reading