Tag Archives: handmade

Back Door Friends

In the old neighborhood when I was growing up, we had back door friends.  The front door was more formal and used by those who didn’t know us well – solicitors, businessmen, and acquaintances.  But then there were back door friends … Continue reading

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Pieces of Love – Part 1

It’s good to be informed, but watching too much world news can cast a shadow on everyday life. When things seem dismal around the world or even just in my corner of the world, it’s nice to have good things to … Continue reading

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It Stood the Test of Time

While visiting my mother-in-law, she brought out a gift she had received years ago from my oldest son.   I was surprised how well it had aged.  He is 27 now.  It was sweet that she kept it.  I had forgotten all … Continue reading

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The Jeweled World of Janie – Part 2

My last post showed a collection of beautiful things made by the hands of my friend Janie.  In this post, her Christmas decorations will be showcased. During the holidays, Janie and her husband replace the decorative covers on their pillows.  Off come … Continue reading

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The Jeweled World of Janie – Part 1

My friend Janie and her husband moved here about a year ago after living more than a few places around the globe.  I’ve enjoyed getting to know her.  She’s witty and pleasant.  Janie is one of those people who can flexibly … Continue reading

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