Archive for December, 2014


Peli Gets an Ornament

It was time to make the Christmas gifts, and Peli was ready to help. Good thing!  Because they were all about her this year. One hundred little kitties, ready and waiting. Peli’s jet black, just like all our cats have been… but we decided walnut brown would be a good Christmassy color. They needed pretty […]

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The Gift of Music

Live entertainment up on a stage… we love it!  Gary and I rarely go to the movies.  Instead, we’ll get tickets in advance, mark the calendar, and look forward to special concerts and plays. Our favorite concert this holiday season was The Kingston Trio.    Can you believe it?  They’ve been touring since 1957!  Well, the […]

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A Nitwit Knits

On one of those days in January when you feel like you should set a goal, I declared to the world that I wanted to learn to knit or crochet in 2014. And so, with the clock ticking quickly toward the end of the year, I held a little party at the barn this week […]

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Nutcrackers

When I was a child, you didn’t just pop into one of the many stores lining the streets and choose items from a huge array on the shelves.  This was especially true because I lived in a small town.  And so I remember very vividly the first time I laid eyes on a toy soldier […]

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