Saturday, February 18, 2012

Hand made bag……


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It had been awhile since I did some fabric craft. I do love to quilt especially for my friend.

Friday, February 17, 2012

When I was 5 years old.


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I hated to have my picture taken outside. The sun hurt my eyes.

I lived with my Grandparents.

I wasn’t in school because church school kids started at age 6.

I would recite verses from the Bible in front of church often.

Nightly I prayed with my Grand mommy.

I loved my little cousin Lee, He and I became playmates.

I missed my Mama, I thought she was an angel that came to visit sometimes. She smelled so good. 

We lived in a small town called Pixley, California. In the valley of California, You knew everyone. No TV, so people visited on their front porch or yard. My grand mommy would stand by the fence talking to the neighbors a lot.

I played mostly with my Uncle Buddy, Aunt Sweetie, and Auntie Sug.

I was a lonely little girl.

I was and still am a chatter Box. I must have drove my Grand mommy half nuts…but she listened and loved me always.

I had make believe friends, If they could talk about me now, what did I share with them and no one else.

Family was the most important thing. We seemed to always have visits from different branches of the family.

Always room for one more at my grandparents table…always a lot of good food.

I did not like many foods. I was very thin.

When I was 5 years old…..




Thought for today….


I have never been one to be jealous. I seem to find joy in what someone else is doing or have. I have no time for such thought. And I have low self esteem…go figure? Years ago I started to make a list of people I would want to be for a church Sunday school project…So during class, I asked the youth to make a list too.

When everyone was done, I shared my empty page. And to my surprise there were many empty pages shown that morning.

The things that make us different are the treasures within each of us. Dream your Dream, it belongs to only you.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Snow this morning and 20 degree’s



News reporting black ice all through our valley. But the sun is shinning so we should start to melt later in the day. There is only about a inch, but that inch can be very hard for the driving when it is this cold. The kids were having fun at the school bus stop this morning. Just enough snow to slide in really good. They were having fun. So it is a snow day, and it is really pretty out.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentines Day

dottlott1 Here’s a little gift for Valentines Day….I thought you might find a place for her in your art. Love everyday, Mary

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Finn…a dogs tail……………

DSCN1978 DSCN1894 DSCN1893 Everything went well with Finn’s surgery. He is on pain meds and antibiotic. He has stitches in both his front paws, and of course his little manly things are gone. The cone around his neck is very hard for him to deal with. With all that he has going on….it is one more thing to make him uncomfortable. I didn’t get much sleep last night, but really didn’t think that I would. He would have a low tiny cry and I was with him. Arney went to  Alexis our 9 going on 10 granddaughter play basketball today. Like me, he thought they were all adorable. I stayed home…nurse Mary is on call right now.

So that is the update on Finn, he will be just fine,….not sure about Arney and I, we hate that he is in pain……I hope everyone is thinking about Love, Chocolate, hearts, and flowers. Happy Valentines Day…….oxox

Monkey is his favorite toy, And then there is Frog-ie a close second.

LB our beagle is just confused about the whole thing. He has given Finn a kiss two times.