Monthly Archives: September 2011

zen doodling

Oh dear, I have a new addiction. I learned about zen doodling when Amelia was telling me about an idea for a silk painting class a friend of hers will be teaching. (The inspiration came from a website on “zentangles.”) I … Continue reading

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a yellow sweater

I made a yellow sweater about this time of year 48 years ago. It was just the size for second grader Amelia to wear to her new school. It was a cardigan with cables along the button band. Amelia was … Continue reading

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Westward Ho: Bus saga part II

We sold the house in Virginia.  We were headed west. Sea, my husband, had worked for the Navy Department since he graduated from college. Now he had an opportunity to join a boat company in Washington. He was ready for … Continue reading

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1 bus, 2 bus, 3 bus….no more

Whenever I install my granddaughters into their thrones in the back seats of their mom’s and dad’s cars, I am reminded of the lack of seat belts we used “back in the days.” Our first car, in 1956, was a … Continue reading

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