With aching shoulders and burning eyes, I am thankful to announce that the quilt top is assembled. I forgot to take pictures of it after I fully assembled it and am too tired to get it back out, so here are two pictures I took of it mostly assembled. There are six rows laid out … Continue reading Quilt Update
For all those who gave their lives (and limbs) so that we can enjoy the freedoms we do... AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION Julian R. Buzzett First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Service # O1102177 237th Engineer Combat Battalion Entered the Service from: Florida Died: 6-Jun-44 Buried at: Plot F Row 15 Grave 21 Normandy American … Continue reading Memorial Day
The girls haven't had a baby for their doll house. So I made one. Out of some mate-less girls' ruffled socks. I hate the feet, but it would have taken more engineering than I was willing to invest to do better ones. Oh well. Can you tell this was part of a sock? Because it's … Continue reading Doll House Baby
Father posted this on his blog a few days ago. It's a procession on the feast (old calendar of course) of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Moscow in the Kremlin. They are going from one cathedral to another. I so wish we could experience something like this in our country. Those of you readers living … Continue reading Beautiful Procession
Just a general announcement: I dearly love many of you and have been trying to comment on your blogs. However, if you use Blogger (as I do obviously) then most of the time I can't log in to comment. This seems to be a problem lots of people are having and I'm still wading through … Continue reading We interrupt this broadcast…
Some things to ponder: From Life Site News: NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the wake of the release of increased population projections by the United Nations Population Fund last week, predicting the birth of the world’s 7 billionth baby in late October of this year, calls for measures to control the world’s … Continue reading Good for the Nigerians!
This video was shot by Ryan McGinnis, a storm photographer who has been photographing and helping in Joplin, MO. He has my favorite meteorology blog, The Big Storm Picture. This is exactly what the title says: a semi wrapped around a tree.
Things I have done that I said I'd never do: 1. Hold my hand out for the baby/toddler to spit something out into - including masticated food. 2. Go to the store in flip-flops. 3. Give a baby a pacifier. 4. Change clothes in a moving vehicle (not while driving). 5. Nurse while in a … Continue reading (Top) Ten List #2
Father had a little visitor this morning and snapped some pictures. We've had a visitor before but none have tried to take up residence in my thrift store bird cage! I think he looks better than the current resident...
[I started to put this in the comment box of the original post and realized it was way too long...] Sigh. It's hard to be a parent. That just about sums it up. In the end we have to do the best we can, stepping back and evaluating occasionally (Have I gotten lazy about this? … Continue reading More on Children in Church