Meeting Evil

You know that sense when you feel at risk in a place or situation?  Or you meet a person who makes you feel uncomfortable?  I know it well...I'm sure most do.  A friend sent me a news link this week that brought it home again. It was early December, 1981.  A former co-worker of Doug's had invited us to …

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Summer Pea Pickin’

It made me happy to see a grandson in a garden.  It got me to thinking... I need a vegetable garden of my own.  This young man was very proud of his leaf.  He ate fresh peas and called them pea-candy.  I hope he will always think of veggies that way.  Hmmm...we'll see how long that lasts. …

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Created To Give

A new thing created ... finished with care .... nothing feels better to me. Last week I spent time with a group of women who are movers and shakers in the quilt world.  Their mission field is the sewing machine and they meet every Tuesday for most of the year.  They create beauty and warmth, sending tangible hugs far, far away. …

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