"My Glorious Dishtowel" Redux and More
Tender Compassion for Mothers
|The dragon is probably 15-20 feet tall,|
not exactly a living room conversation piece.
I didn't notice the huge snake until I edited the picture.
|My little girl could be the heroine Merida|
in the movie Brave.
I've already seen it and loved it, and
I can't wait until it comes out in the dollar theaterso I can take the rest of the family
|A closer look at this enigmatic face.|
|I used this piece to teach two of my kids|
what a fleur de lis is.
|Funky, but not my style at all|
|One of the pieces I did like,|
a long skinny upholstered bench.
|Detail from an Oriental vase|
which is taller than I am
|Leonardo da Vinci|
(No thanks, I'm a Republican.)
|Ending with a little inspiration!|
"Each is fitted and formed by its own life and struggle to survive. It is an oyster, with small shells clinging to its humped back. Sprawling and uneven, it has the irregularity of something growing. It looks rather like the house of a big family, pushing out one addition after another to hold its teeming life... It amuses me because it seems so much like my life at the moment, like most women's lives in the middle years of marriage. It is untidy, spread out in all directions, heavily encrusted with accumulations and... firmly embedded on its rock."
|Sweet gift from my sister-in-law Dana, who also sent dark chocolate toffee!|
|From I Dreamed a Dream|
|Domestically Divine Tuesday|
|Brown paper squares|
|Folded up to make levelers|
|Tucking fabric into elastic|
|What Do You Stand For?|
Some of the character qualities:
empathy, honesty, purpose,
wisdom, courage, cooperation...
I bought this card at the
U.S. Holocaust Museum.
It communicates what
I want to teach.
|Against the Tide by Miroslav Volf|
and Embracing the Love of God
by James Bryan Smith
|Add to the Beauty|
by Sara Groves
|Boneless beef ribs|