Category: My Doings

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother, mom, ma, mamma, mommie, or mum…..I called my mother “mother” as did my sister. My brothers called her “mom”. When I was a little girl, I called her “mommie”. This beautiful mother quote found at Cracker Barrel resonates with me.. “Mother…she not only gives us life, she teaches our souls to sing”. The passage …

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Sewer Makes Masks to Help Keep People Safe

Sample of masks made

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are …

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Message in a Baggie Love Story

May beauty always touch your life as beautifully as you have touched mine. ~Kenneth Kraft “Whenever I spotted the message in a baggie, I flew down the stairs two or three steps at a time…..My heart fluttered, and my hands shook as I read Ken’s morning missive. Tears often dotted my face like rain drops …

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A Vintage Happy Valentine’s Day

If you’ll cook up a liking for me My Valentine I’ll waiter round for you I collect vintage valentines and all stuff feline. So here you go! This is an anthropomorphic valentine, circa 1930s. The diecut valentine stands 4 1/2″ tall and folds in four places. The manufacturer is unknown. Blessings! Linda