I designed this bonnet a little differently from the others. There was no way a Celtic cross would fit on the side of the bonnet without distortion so I copied the knotwork from the blanket instead. I also bit the bullet and added pompoms. Unless someone requests not to have them, I'll add them to … Continue reading Celtic Knotwork Bonnet
...was Metropolitan JONAH! Sorry, I forgot I'd dropped a teaser and never came through. I don't have very good pictures but I didn't want to look like the paparazzi. He only stayed about fifteen minutes but we were delighted to see him. He was in the area to serve Liturgy in Greenville that Sunday.
Tomorrow is the last day to suggest a name for the Celtic Cross Blanket! Remember, you can enter an unlimited number of times. On Thursday, Father will be choosing one name for the blanket and we'll be drawing one entry at random out of the hat. And I failed to mention earlier that the winners get to choose … Continue reading Don’t forget…
From time to time I find a good article on the myth of overpopulation. This myth is used to support anything from abortion to sterilization and is used as an argument for the funding of birth control and abortion availability in third-world countries. A little publicized fact is that many countries have a birth rate … Continue reading [Rerun] Population Implosion
You know, I really don't like ironing. As a result, I try to limit my clothing purchases to things that are wearable right out of the dryer. But you can't live in knits all the time. Or wrinkles, for that matter. Which is why I found myself ironing a twill skirt and a few button-down shirts tonight. … Continue reading The Sadiron
Someone joined us for homeschool this morning...
I'm sharing this just because I can. My favorite line: "Yes, the 2CV really doesn't like cross-winds." So given that that's what happens to automobiles... Why on earth do they allow people on beaches right behind the runway?? And, hello! There's a road there too!
Here is the first prototype: The Regina Bonnet More to come very soon!
Ok, a little departure here. This video features the dance part a lot more than the music part, but I'm excusing it because I like swing music. And I am Green. With. Envy. I want to be able to dance like this! I'm coming back later here and adding this. Partly because I love it, partly because … Continue reading Music Monday: The Lindy Hop
My Grandmother's wedding dress Made by her mother A fitted basque with puffed sleeves and overskirt And a high-waisted underskirt She looked exquisite. A hand made dress for some long-ago baby Carefully pintucked And with beautiful lace insertion And the not-so-anonymous baby (Aunt Susan) with Grandmother