Recording Oral Histories

Capturing stories before they disappear I have been working on designing a variety of memory quilts.  One that I want to do is a tribute to my Mom and Dad.  Whenever I work on that, I am grateful for the time that I spent with them talking about family...

Goal to Minimize? Make a plan.

Have you been trying to organize your home without success? Do you find that you just keep moving stuff around and not seeming to make a difference? The first step might be to reduce, to allow yourself space to find a place for everything. This starts with a mindset....

Change is long overdue.

I don’t know where to start or what to write. This has been a disturbing and frightening few days. On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man was killed by police in Minneapolis. The arresting police used force well beyond anything even remotely indicated...

A new tactic

Sometimes you have to move on For many years, I have wanted to restore an old trunk.  Several years ago, I picked up one that had be thrown out with the trash.  It was in decent shape and I took it home with the best of intentions to either restore it to a...