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I don't have Bed Hair and I am wearing SHOES!!!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      10 comments

I have been quite ill for the past three weeks. Seems I went and got myself a Virus infection, a Bacterial infection AND pneumonia..all at the same time. My Doc wanted me in hospital, but then we discussed it, and agreed that hospita... Read more
I think this requires a name change!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      5 comments

Okay Guys and Gals, Here is the latest update on the hidden costs of government. I wonder if THIS will be included in the budget cuts!! "In my own life, in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so... Read more
How's THIS for a "Caring" President?!
Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

As America’s poorest wait for Social Security checks that may never come on Aug. 3, President Barack Obama will be out celebrating a milestone birthday at a party where tickets cost up to $35,800 each. Obama has chosen the first day of the ... Read more
I'm still Here....just a little absent!
Monday, July 11, 2011      3 comments

Hi Sparkies, I still have a house full of guests.........or at least it SEEMS full of guests, even though there are only two of them. They are my 16 year old granddaughter and her friend, 18, from Massachusetts. I can't believe teenag... Read more
The Photo Quilt is FINISHED!!!
Sunday, July 03, 2011      24 comments

Hello Sparkies, As some of you know, I decided to try a whole new method for making a quilt. I love the area I live in, and frequently go for hikes. I always have my trusty camera with me, and have some phenominally beautiful photos... Read more
Interesting Question!
Monday, June 27, 2011      6 comments

This morning I got an email from a good friend, asking me what I do when I hear the voice of God. Interesting question. My first thought was when I am walking a sad time in my heart, God sends me a bird, singing sweetly in the uppermos... Read more
Ally's H.S. Graduation Wall Quilt
Sunday, June 26, 2011      8 comments

Hello Sparkies! I finally got a few minutes to post a photo of the quilt I made for GD Ally. I think you will like it....................... ... Read more
Obituary-Very Interesting
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinborough, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply ca... Read more
My Classes are Filled with FUN
Thursday, June 09, 2011      5 comments

Just giving you a quick update. I am teaching class #3 today, and it will be a long one. The students I have had are terrific people. Very talented and creative, too. This makes these long teaching days worth while. I will post ... Read more
I'll Catch Up with You Later
Monday, June 06, 2011      5 comments

Hello Sparkies, I have three consecutive days of quilt teaching I am going to do, using different techniques for each class. So I am very busy and focused on getting all my supplies, making sure the students have all their supplies, makin... Read more
Friday, June 03, 2011      10 comments

A reminder of BO’s deep felt feelings for the military: SNOPES SAYS: A Newsday editorial summed up many Americans' feelings about the matter in opining that: This load-shedding device would have saved the government about$... Read more
Freedom Is Not Free
Monday, May 30, 2011      7 comments

Hello Dear Friends, I read this on another Sparkie's page, and just had to share it with you. It is indeed lovely and oh so true. Take a moment out of your day and pray for all of our men and women who ARE in uniform, and for those who ... Read more
The Good Old Days
Saturday, May 28, 2011      3 comments

“Winston, come into the dining room, it’s time to eat,” Julia yelled to her husband. “In a minute, honey, it’s a tie score,” he answered. Actually Winston wasn’t very interested in the traditional holiday football game between Detroit and... Read more
Some Sunday Smiles
Sunday, May 22, 2011      8 comments

Judas Asparagus If you need a laugh today, then this should do it! A child was asked to write a book report on the entire Bible. This is amazing and brought tears of laughter to my eyes. It has been around a couple of t... Read more
The Face of Pure Joy
Sunday, May 15, 2011      14 comments

This is Ally, my granddaughter. Ally is now 18, is a cancer survivor, and knows JOY is in every living moment. She is a true motivator for living life on life's terms... Read more

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