Monthly Archives: September 2012

Woman in Balance

I love this picture of my daughter, Allison, and have always called this picture A Woman in Balance. Everytime I see this picture it reminds me to keep myself in balance too, and there are times in every woman’s life … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cougs

No doubt about it, we’re Cougar fans.  Phil and wife Diane both graduated from WSU and their lovely daughters, Jamie and Tate, are also at WSU.  There’s no way getting around it – I am grateful to WSU, Pullman, and … Continue reading

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Making Pillows

It’s true. I love making pillows, and especially on rainy days. Now that Fall is officially upon us, I am thinking ahead to the stash of fabrics I’ve accumulated over the summer, with bright peonies and yellow sunflowers and rust … Continue reading

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Fall Leaves in Millwood

Who wouldn’t love Fall leaves like this? We live a few blocks north of the small town of Millwood, a small town, with a wonderful small  park, quaint shops (really, just a few), and gingerbread houses, and these magnificent trees.  Every September and … Continue reading

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Smallest Vase

It seems that I love vases.  And flowers.  It’s true. This sweet little vase used to be a knife handle, and I can’t imagine who on earth ever thought of making this into a refrigerator magnet, but there it is.  … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

There seems to be something almost magical to me about sunflowers, and for the life of me I can’t put my finger on what that is.  They’re so tall and majestic out in a field, and give such sustaining life … Continue reading

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Allison’s Vase

Early in September each year I begin to waver ~ do I enjoy the flowers on the bushes, or do I cut them, probably for one last time, and put them in a vase to enjoy in an entirely different … Continue reading

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