Creative Beginnings

Sewing and crocheting supples

It was a long day in the car driving 500 miles to visit Grandma’s sister in Alabama. Daddy drove and Momma sat in the back so Grandma, who got car sick, could sit up front. My sister and I were young, and alternated between the front and back seats when we got bored or started … Read moreCreative Beginnings

Royal Wedding

  The alarm on my bedside clock began blasting its obnoxious tone at 3:15 am. Half asleep I reached over and hit the snooze button, trying to remember why I had done this to myself. As a night owl, I was more likely to stay up until 3:00 am than get up at that time. … Read moreRoyal Wedding

Daffodils

“Ten thousand saw I at a glance, tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” William Wordsworth (1770-1850) The dirt road rises and the dense woods open to reveal the cleared land where our house and yard sit. Row upon row of bright yellow daffodils blanket the hill beside the road and driveway, a guide to the … Read moreDaffodils

Full Moon Magic

Today is a full moon. For centuries the full moon has been blamed for madness, werewolf transformations and an increase of strange behavior (based on stories from First Responders and Emergency Room workers). While there isn’t scientific evidence to support these beliefs, the stories continue. For me, however, the full moon has always been magical. … Read moreFull Moon Magic

Sweetheart Valentines

We were restless first graders, squirming in our seats. Anxious to get the party started, we sprang to action when our teacher told us to gather our supplies. Taking out an old shoe box brought from home, we cut a slot into the box top so the Valentine cards could be slipped in. I don’t … Read moreSweetheart Valentines

Book or Movie – Which Do You Prefer?

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission. A River Runs Through It was on TV recently. I have always enjoyed this movie, for its gorgeous images of fly fishing in Montana rivers, and for the story of a father and his sons connecting … Read moreBook or Movie – Which Do You Prefer?