Hello, my name is Hapi. Michele has been nice enough to share a little bit of her blog with me and let me make some of my own posts. While I don’t know what I’m going to talk about, I do know that I’m a very pretty girl. Well, at least that’s what Michele and […]
I have often told people that with enough trial and error I can pretty much crochet any stuffed shape I see. So, it is more than a bit ironic that I am having so much trouble duplicating one of my own designs. I even took notes the first time. And yet, like Charlie Brown, I […]
For one of our kitties, her favorite toy is a little finger puppet with a stuffed head and floppy ears. She throws it around and loves pushing under our TV stand and then digging it back out. Not to be outdone by a child’s toy; I thought I could certainly make up something she would […]
I remember somewhere in the distant past, when I was still in high school, that kids were making and exchanging friendship bracelets as a colorful and quirky way to express their fondness for each other. 30 months ago, I happened upon a wonderful website and forum dedicated to making friendship bracelets. The creator had patterns […]
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.