Category Archives: amelia

“Brain on Break” gives family a good laugh

We had some snow a month or so ago, real snow. The kind that comes down in huge flakes and you  can see it piling up in a very short time. I know, I should not be reminding some of … Continue reading

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labor of love

From Amelia, daughter to Fran – author of this blog: So mom, I let you know a month or so ago that I wanted a new quilt.  The one you made for me when we moved here 7 years ago … Continue reading

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stir crazy

Note from Amelia, eldest daughter of Fran, who is the primary author of this blog Usually on Sundays I receive a note in my email-box titled “slice.”  I open it up and there will be a few words such as … Continue reading

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my take on her word

My thoughts on “Weave,” daughter Amelia’s one little word for 2014.. There was a time I really wanted to weave To make a place mat or scarf I learned the hard part setting up the loom the rest is easy … Continue reading

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mothers and daughters

This was the  mother-daughter weekend at Amelia’s church. I had been to a few when I first returned to Bellingham.  There was a time it was held elsewhere but the last few have been at her church. I did not … Continue reading

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Twins They are so cute to look at. The news recently spoke of one school with 24 sets of twins in the same grade. Amazing. Both my grandmothers were twins. One had a twin brother and I have been told … Continue reading

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quilt requests from my preschool teacher-daughter

A year or so ago she wanted an alphabet quilt. I made one with large letters arranged around three sides. That way she could have circle time with each child on a letter, or so she said. Last month, she … Continue reading

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