Author Archives: Jim Gatling

About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.

Easter on the Mountain

I was invited to spend Easter on Petit Jean Mountain with the Ettmans and Giovanninis. We had lunch at 1:00 at Peter and Elizabeth’s. I love this meal. Easter you can have anything you want.  We had ham, mac and … Continue reading

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Engagement Party on Petit Jean

The Saturday before Easter I was invited to an engagement party on the mountain at Mather Lodge. Well, sir I didn’t know that Easter weekend was a big park and camping weekend. People were everywhere.  There were no parking places. … Continue reading

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W. N.S. April 19 – Meat Loaf

I wanted to cook meatloaf for W.N.S.   Myron Sweeden had the best meatloaf at the Better Burger. I loved the red glaze/sauce they always made. I couldn’t find Mama’s recipe, so I looked up Paula Deen’s on the net. Of … Continue reading

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Sewing with the Gang at G-Maw Mary’s

We had our weekly sit and sew at G-Maw Mary’s. It was a quiet uneventful day.  Three were gone.  Mary L. had Fannie, Kay, Mary P., and me.   Margaret, Deanna, and Wanda had other things. It was really quite nice. I … Continue reading

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The New Petit Point Purses

When I was at the quilt show in the Fayetteville area, I always go to the little shop or boutique that the guild runs. They are always selling neat and unusual things to make money for the guild. Well, this … Continue reading

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Easter Wood Burning

Well, I lost this post. So, I’ll do a quick version:  I wood burned some items for Ashleigh for Easter.

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Antiquing Around Tulsa

While I was at Tulsa to teach at Waggoner, OK, I went antiquing with Gary, Butch, and Dianne. I am getting more selective. I guess more picky in my old age. I really don’t need anything, but I do find lots … Continue reading

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