Free Hugs

It’s wond’rous what a hug can do. A hug can cheer you when you’re blue. A hug can say, “I love you so” or, “Gee I hate to see you go.” A hug can soothe a small child’s pain and bring a rainbow after rain. The hug! There’s just no doubt about it, we can scarcely survive without it. A hug delights and warms and charms, it might be why God gave us arms. Hugs are great for Fathers and Mothers, sweet for Sisters, swell for Brothers. Chances are some favorite Aunts love them more than potted plants. Kittens crave … Continue reading Free Hugs

All Things Grinch

Last December during a longer lunch break, I walked by a uniform store. Glancing in the window of the store, a couple items caught my eye.  Displayed high on one of the walls, I saw long sleeved red scrub jackets.  On another display below the jackets were bright green scrub pants.  When I saw them, it made me think – Grinch.  When I went into the store, I discovered that the displays were not directly adjacent, it was just an illusion created by looking through the window.  That visual image, however, gave me a creative idea for work, so I … Continue reading All Things Grinch

Hats/Scarf Sets and Reindeer Brookies

Again this year, my dental office participated in the collection for the Hats & Mittens Organization. The boxes of donated items were picked up on Thursday.  About 150 items were donated at our three offices. Like last year, I knit several items to donate.  New this year, several of the scarves that I included in the sets were woven. The hats and scarves were combined with purchased gloves to make winter sets.  Hopefully these sets will keep the children and teens who receive them nice and warm this winter. Linen Stitch Scarf and Swirl Knit Hat Ombre Teal to Brown Knit … Continue reading Hats/Scarf Sets and Reindeer Brookies