Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Colors of Spring and Mrs. Love’s Roses

I love the colors of spring and I love the colors of fall. I hate the dry brown colors of hot  summer and the cold, gray, dead colors of the winter. This spring wherever I went I was on the look out … Continue reading

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Damn-It Jim, the Lost Fabric, and Other Stuff

My good friend, Lisa Duvall, who subs for me, came up last week bringing me a little gift sack. She said she had her mother (whose name has simply slipped right out of the old brain) make me a Damn-it … Continue reading

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If It’s the Last Thursday of the Month – It’s Morrilton Sit and Sew

Last night Liz called and invited me to go to a powder puff football game at MHS to see Ashleigh play. I couldn’t go because I had Morrilton Sit & Sew group. Small group this week. Fannie came and brought me soe banana … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diving Sorta and Making Silk Purses

 I guess you really can’t call it dumpster diving if there is no dumpster. LOL! A couple of days ago on the way to school my neighbor had a pile of stuff out for the city trash pick. I saw … Continue reading

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A Request: A Day in the Life of Jim Gatling

This is going to be a weird post for me. I had a request to see what a day in the life of Jim Gatling was really like. So here it goes with no pictures. They will come later: 6:30 – … Continue reading

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A Friend Who Will Reman Nameless and Her Silver Service.

You never know what you’ll get into some days. Sunday a friend (who will remain nameless to protect her identity from all the gossip and bad talk) called Sunday and asked me over to sew with another friend. We had the … Continue reading

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UACCM and My Collection of Victorian Watercolors

I had a special invitation from my friend Kim Darling with UACCM , our community college here in Morrilton. The college bought the old Greer’s store on Broadway Street in downtown Morrilton right across the street from the train depot. I used … Continue reading

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The Antique Shoping in Paducah – New Gifts

At Paducah, after we ate lunch, Shannon and I ran around the corner to some antique stores. the first one used to be completely full with wonderful things. Now it is almost vacant with trash in it. I did fill a needlepoint … Continue reading

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Paducah, Kentucy: Fabric, Museum, Whaler’s Catch, Antiquing

Early Friday morning 3 cars of friends left for Paducah, Kentucky to go fabric buying at the Hancock’s of Paducah. I found out going that the store in Paducah is owned by a Hancock  family and is not associated with … Continue reading

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Carol Ann’s China – Old Pictures, New Post

A couple of month’s back I took several pictures of Carol Ann’s china and her cabinets. I just never got around to posting them. I am like C.A. I want my china out where I can see it, but in a … Continue reading

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