Tag Archives: spring

Quilted glasses cases

I recently purchased a bag pattern that included directions for making a glasses case.  I actually did make one according to the directions, but then I started adding my own ideas.  Here are the two latest examples. Both are listed … Continue reading

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Four images accepted by iStock

Four of the series of images of the flowering plum that I submitted to iStock last week were accepted.   I uploaded nine images.  That is a 45% acceptance rate.  Much better than my usual rate, especially with flower photos.  Here … Continue reading

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Red bud trees

All of the red bud trees in our area are now in full bloom and they are beautiful.  But it is hard to capture their beauty from a distance.  Here are a few close-ups that I took recently.   Related … Continue reading

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Good things to eat: Lemon Pie and Peanut Butter Cookies!

Here’s my lemon pie that I’ve been bragging about!  I don’t know how it could be any better!! These are not the best peanut butter cookies I have ever eaten, but for gluten free, they aren’t bad.  Somehow, most gluten … Continue reading

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Good news from tests

Went with my hubby today for his first two tests before he has surgery.  He got an ultrasound check of the ateries in his neck, and they look good.  Then he had a lung function test, and he passed that … Continue reading

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Out to the woods we go!

IMG_1137.JPG – Vox Here's how my hubby spent his "vacation" money.  We took it out to the woods tonight, and I took my camera along.  It isn't too far to walk, but all the hills and rough ground are really … Continue reading

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Pink tulips and crabapples

2010_04_12 – Monday 009 I got home just in time for the "magic hour" before sunset when my flowers usually look their best.  Gonzo was visiting across the road, so I didn't have to worry about him "helping" me.  He … Continue reading

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