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Music Matters {Spin Cycle}

Music Matters {Spin Cycle}

You don’t even know what it’s like to live with an competitive pianist. Oh, the hours and hours of practice! Scales running up and down the piano keys over and over, and just when you think she’s done playing scales, she starts another variation. Listening to someone practice the piano is not relaxing; it is… Continue Reading

another rainy sunday

another rainy sunday

It is a another gray and gloomy Sunday. Not the kind of day to go kite flying. Thunderstorms rolling through this afternoon made inside time mandatory. Although I was planning on doing some yard work today, the rain was welcome. I was able to sit at my sewing machine without feeling guilty. Lily and Emmy… Continue Reading

Hand-Sewn Hexagon Quilt Block

I’ve always struggled to finish projects that require patience. When I was just learning how to sew, I was so unable to sit still and focus on stitching x’s that my mom finished this itty-bitty horse for me. I was the type of student who had messy handwriting. Teachers would write “Slow Down!” on my… Continue Reading

Like Mom and Dad

Like Mom and Dad

It was Saturday. Dad would be talking about his sermon for the weekend. “I need to go work on my sermon,” he would say. Naively, we would ask, didn’t he have it written already? “It’s all up here,” he would say, tapping his head. “I’ve been thinking about what I want to say.” This morning,… Continue Reading

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