My sweet Innocent, What can I say today? You were officially due today, but your birthday was a long time ago. There was a time, not so very long ago, that I thought this day would be hell. I thought I'd be thinking of all the minute things I would be doing to get ready … Continue reading Letter to my son on his due date
Month: September 2011
Beautiful Antique Book Covers
Taking a leaf out of Rebekah's book (no pun intended), I decided to have a look at some of my favorite antique books, searching out the nice covers. Not a first edition, published in 1903 (originally published in 1899). The plays are dated but actually quite funny. This book of poems by James Russell Lowell … Continue reading Beautiful Antique Book Covers
And the winner is….
(drum roll)... rainbowlens!!!! Congratulations, rainbowlens!! Send me an email with your address and I'll send this quilt on its way! A big thank you to everyone who entered! This was fun and I hope to do it again sometime!
Last chance to win a quilt!!
The drawing is tomorrow TODAY at noon CST! Go HERE for more details and to enter. (I want to say "thank you!" to everyone who has commented, entered, posted buttons and posts, followed, etc. I would respond to your comments individually in the comment box of that post but it would mess up the drawing … Continue reading Last chance to win a quilt!!
Doll "Around the World" Quilt
Hand pieced, hand quilted.Approximately 15 1/2 in x 21 in.
Criticizing the Passions
This short post by Fr. Benedict this morning is absolutely spot-on. We're already approaching this situation in our country. Lord have mercy!
The things not seen
2 Corinthians 4:8-18 (KJV) 8We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; 9Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; 10Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. 11For … Continue reading The things not seen
Finishing the Race
About nine months ago I started running a marathon. I've run several marathons and never had any problems. There was no indication that there would be any problems this time either. I was looking forward to it because it had been a few years since my last one. I was also planning to enjoy it … Continue reading Finishing the Race
(Belated) 1,000 post celebration blog giveaway!
(Ok, so it's post 1,009 but I'm close.) To celebrate 1,000 funny, odd, esoteric, weird, pious, boring, sad, exciting, and commonplace posts, I am giving away this lovely crib-sized single Irish chain quilt! The top is made of all-cotton, up-cycled sheeting and the backing is a cotton-poly blend. The batting is polyester. It's machine pieced and quilted … Continue reading (Belated) 1,000 post celebration blog giveaway!
Giveaway at Verdant Bents
Ok, I think everyone knows I like pretty, sewn things. Rather like the things Rebekah at Verdant Bents makes! She is having an exclusive (open only to everyone) blog giveaway contest and the winner gets this lovely purse! Simply click on the link below to enter her contest. Visit her Etsy Shop too! (I like the … Continue reading Giveaway at Verdant Bents