Weddings...

Today I am working on invitations for a friend's daughter's wedding. It is something I offered to do and I do it out of love for my friend and her daughter. This is my gift to the couple. I am delighted the bride is a sensible girl with reasonable...

The Hours I Have Lost on Pinterest

I have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest- you know, the site where you can be inspired, find answers to questions and borrow from others'creativty. I love the ideas. I love the solutions they offer for problems in my life,like, how to clean a...

Grief

Yesterday was the birthday party of a friend. I love birthday parties; there's always cake, wine, munchies and the surprises of presents. Even if the present isn't yours it's always exciting to see what is hidden under the wrapping. But I dreaded...

Regrets

Before Christmas last year I lost my Dad, he was 2 months away from his 90th bithday. I thought I would have lots of time to visit with my Dad, to ask him questions about his youth. I was a 'bag' and impatient with him during his last couple of years...