If the walls of our house failed and the roof came down, probably no one would be hurt. It would be held up by the book cases. I don't know how many books we have. It would be fun to count them, I suppose, but I would wind up revising the final number a hundred … Continue reading Living with Books
Remember the breathtaking dress that Mat. Brigid made Miss Moppet? Well, she made a bonnet to match! It's the details that make it. 🙂 And, speaking of details, here is a precious tiny scrapbook Mimi made for her: There is a page for every month of her first year. Each month contains a sweet little … Continue reading Detailed Gifts
Last week I finished and mailed a shawl to a very special person who has been quite ill: Pres. Elizabeth. Please keep her in your prayers. She is still in the hospital and struggling to breathe. When I'm knitting or crocheting shawls for people I try to say the Jesus prayer while working. Ravelry link … Continue reading Yarn Along: Shawls
We tried a new recipe for a tuna noodle casserole today. It's from scratch; no canned soup required! It's a very creamy casserole because it includes cream cheese (always a win in my book). The only things I did differently from the recipe were (1) adding shredded sharp cheddar cheese to the roux instead of … Continue reading Tuna Noodle Casserole
Here's something perfect for the first day of cheesefare week. (c; -h/t Seamus
You are filling out some forms. Under the usual name, address, birthday, ssn, race, etc., you see "sex: M/F". That may be a thing of the past, however, since our post-modern society has added increasing categories of gender. Each one is being split into more and more subgroups and the whole thing can't help but … Continue reading Male, Female or ???
Surprise for someone needing a long-distance hug Hello? LOVE the expression! (c: Lovely evening...
Once upon a time there was a little boy whose name was Thura. Thura lived with his mother and grandfather in a small shack built of scraps of wood and metal at the edge of a dump. He slept on some rags on top of a strip of old carpet in a corner of the … Continue reading Butterflies
Happy Valentine's Day!
More hats for Calvin's Hats. From largest... ...to smallest. I've been reading here and there, but this was the interesting read of the week: a hard-bound collection of the first six issues of National Geographic in 1914. I liked this photo from Palestine: What are you creating and reading?