Split Personality

My favorite way to relax is to work on one of my crafts.  And, yes, I have been doing that a lot. But, today was a day to do something very different.  With the temperature in the low 70s, low humidity and, most importantly No Bugs, it was a day to work outside.  I was able to crossed something off of my to-do list that has been on the list for a while (okay, so actually a couple years). A few years ago, we had three large oak trees taken down by a local arborist (Branch and Bough, if you … Continue reading Split Personality

Fractured Tree

I enjoy reading historical fiction books. When reading, I like to look up information about the events happening at the specific time in history.  This helps me understand the book’s story line better. I enjoy these books even more when there is a reference to the art of the era.  Having recently I read the latest book by Jennifer Chiaverini, I did some additional reading about the history of quilting. One of the sources talked about Depression Era quilts.  Many of these quilts were string quilts made of small fabric scraps stitched together to make a piece of fabric large enough … Continue reading Fractured Tree