Can a Passion Be a Gift?

 When something you love takes up so much of your time is that a good thing?  I was pondering this a long time ago while in a therapy session.I was sharing how guilty I sometimes felt that I was spending all my free time quilting.  I’d do it 24/7 if it paid my health insurance.  […]

How Busy Were You?

 Here’s part of what I accomplished over the weekend.  Another “Gadget Girl” handbag by, 2 small wallets and a make up bag.  All this fabric has been saved from  the landfill and used for something good.  But, this one isn’t going on Pardon My Bag as I made an error in the lining pocket […]

I want to be Jessica Fletcher’s Neighbor

The ideal life I imagine would be living in Cabot Cove as Jessica Fletcher’s next door neighbor or even better, housemate.  We would ride bikes together and I would quilt as she wrote her mysteries.  We have so much in commom we would have to be friends.  She loves chocolate, so do I.  The darker […]

Has It Been 11 Years?

Most everyone has their 9-11 story.  Ours is pretty boring.  We had moved here in March of 2001.  I had started a new job in property management.  Something entirely new to me but I was excited to learn something new.  Our first grandchild was due the end of September.  We loved being here and everything that […]