Grandpa is a wonderful artist. He loves watercolors, which are the most difficult as far as technique. For a Valentine gift this year, I made a book of photographs of
Five little books for five wonderful people. After our 50th anniversary dinner, I gave each of our five children a little book. Each contains at least 50 photographs of each one of them as parents, interacting with their children.
Grandpa’s Christmas gift is a very, personal book. It contains 100 of my favorite photographs of him interacting with various grandchildren, as seen through my eyes. He is an involved Grandpa and is always teaching something although the children
Oh, Lydia. What a character. This is Lydia’s little Photograph Keepsake Book. I made it from carefully chosen photographs of Lydia which I had taken over many years. I could have made it as thick as 100 books because I
Clara’s little book came from my little heart. It contains some of my favorite photographs of Clara which I have taken over the years. Some of the photographs are presented with an overlay and all have a little prose-poem of
Maya eats like a little wren. This is a grandma testimonial to the power of unexpected, simple things. After wondering how the little thing stays alive on the morsels she eats, I was shocked to find something she devoured like
Just a quick post to say that anyone can make a perfect Christmas garland. Punch out shapes (circles, stars, trees) or draw shapes and cut them out (little people) and sew them in a straight line on the sewing machine.
It isn’t Christmas without the beauty of Handel’s Messiah. Handel’s pen wrote the music but these words come from Isaiah. King of Kings. Lord of Lords. The Mighty God. The Everlasting Father. The Prince of Peace. I have
Time to decorate for Christmas again. Old things in new places. One year it is a village of bird houses. The next year it is a globe collection with a Joy to the World plaque. Bottle brush trees and ornaments
I think that Paper Whites are wonderful during the Christmas season. Grandpa started calling them “stinky bulbs” years ago and so my children call them by the same name. He says that he is just teasing, but I’m not so