Monthly Archives: August 2012

It’s Snowing in August – Traindrops!

Traindrops keep falling on my head…  Yes, Ma’am! Trandrops!! The Urban dictionary says they are paper snowflakes with trains on them. My nephews mother sent me old calendars from her husband’s work on the railroad. They are building a new house and … Continue reading

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I Made a New Quilt Top Last Week – Thanks, Mary for the Fabric Scraps!!!

My good friend, Mary Parsons,  gave me 5 bags of scraps, blocks, and fabric other night. She said Harry had made her some shelves and she was cleaning out so she could put things up.  When I sorted through them I made about … Continue reading

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Happy 70th Birthday, Jim Ettman!!!!!

Last weekend I was invited by Liz to attend her father, Jim Ettman’s birthday family dinner. It as a special occasion, his 70th birthday!!!  I made a pasta salad, sweet corn muffins, and a big tossed salad. (I was bored and … Continue reading

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Beaders Group – August 2012 Meeting

  The Beaders met at Susan’s this month. Everyone loves to go to Susan’s! I got there late because I had to teach. Ate lunch, had show and tell, and then visited. It was one of those days that rain had … Continue reading

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A Celebration – Willam and Kathleen Bell’s 65th Anniversary

Last weekend I was invited to a very special occasion, the 65th anniversary party for William and Kathleen Bell. Their daughter, Sharon, and I graduated from Forrest City High School in 1969.  But, we all go back farther than that. I met … Continue reading

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The Browns of Summer – Some Alive and Some Dead

As  driving up to Mt. Eagle with Grandmaw Mary we kept talking about how dead so many things were. Big trees, sections of trees, the grass, just lots of things were dying from lack of rain. I started noticing even in … Continue reading

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Ok, Kids Make Each Cloud Different

When I teach drawing in nature I always rtell the kids that they need to do each cloud different, or clumps of grass different, or each barn board different. I think you get the picture. When I was at Mt. Eagle … Continue reading

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