We all have those things that we participate in that change us. Sometimes for the good and sometimes for the worse. And then there are those things that are just so much bigger than the participants themselves and where it is amazing to just be able to say, “I was there”. Last Thursday was one […]
Easter Sunday in Western North Carolina was a glorious day. The weather has been quite unpredictable here this spring. It’s normal for this area to see a last gasp of wintry weather in April. But, this year has been a mix of terribly dull, dreary gray days – some rainy, others just looking like it […]
They just don’t make them like this anymore. There just is something about those folks in my grandmother’s generation who are made stronger than the rest of us. Maria D’Antuono, a recent survivor of the Italian earthquake in Tempera, found a unique way to pass the time while waiting to be rescued.
When I started my free craft project website, The Crafty Tipster, I swore that I would not include any project that I either did not make myself or had at least one usable picture of the finished project. While that has kept the site from being yet another gigantic site of semi-useful craft projects, it […]
Saturdays in our family are usually spent driving the back roads of the Carolinas, Tennessee and Georgia searching for a new place to explore. As our travels have spread like an octopus from our home, we have found a number of favorite restaurants and other must do spots. I suspect that we’ve been in every […]
Today’s such a big day! It’s the day Elvis Presley was born. And it also just happens to be the day I was born. I spoke to someone who will hopefully become a new client while Mom was busy following that birthday tradition of baking a cake. Overall, the day held a great deal of […]