Saturday, December 22, 2012

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas dear friends. Hope the holidays are happy and meaningful to you. All is well here. Busy with dear Mother-in-law, 3 weeks ago she broke her other hip. Granddaughters are excited about the Christmas season. Take care and talk to you in the new year. Cheers !!!


Tuesday, August 14, 2012


My sweet baby with his baby..teaching  fun times in the I did so many years ago...or was it just yesterday?  We are enjoying watching her explore the water..splashing Daddy, and no "I don't like being on my back"..

We are loving this part of the summer..warm...sunny...fresh and friends.

Enjoy you summer dear friends.  

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Her name is Trouble

This is Miss Kaitlyn a few months back. She had dumped a bowl of rice pablum all over herself. She is beginning to crawl, pull herself up and cruise the couch. I am visiting her tomorrow for kisses, smiles and laughs. I am a very lucky Nana.
This is Miss Maddy saying"cheese" as she was supposed to be in her bed. Her Mom forgot to screw the lid back onto the diaper cream. I love being the Nana as I can laugh and not have to do the work to clean up the mess. I get to proudly show her photo to friends and family. LOL.  Having lovely sunny weather, still enjoying being hot and sticky. Enjoy your week dear friends.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Growing up so fast

My sweet little K.  Almost 8 months old. Funny ...playful....

xxx Nana

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Playing together

Here is my darling granddaughter playing in her first pool with her dear daddy, my son Mike. It seems that it was just yesterday I was playing with him at this age. Reminds me of the song "turn around and they're one ..turn around and they are walking out the door...". So glad I am here for the journey.. 

Monday, May 7, 2012







"Nature" is what we see


"Nature" is what we see—
The Hill—the Afternoon—
Squirrel—Eclipse— the Bumble bee—
Nay—Nature is Heaven—
Nature is what we hear—
The Bobolink—the Sea—
Thunder—the Cricket—
Nay—Nature is Harmony—
Nature is what we know—
Yet have no art to say—
So impotent Our Wisdom is
To her Simplicity.
Emily Dickinson

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Sewing again

I have been sewing the new machine.....sews like a hot knife through butter. This dress for M who will be 2 in May...enjoy your day.....

Sunday, March 18, 2012

lil pea

So happy...................

Look at her...she is loving this eating thing lol... But my pooor hubby...she cries blue murder when he holds her or comes into her viewing range lol...have a great week friends...

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Pillow cases

Pillowcases...I love old pillowcases...back to the day of my childhood...hung on the line to dry...smell so fresh falling to sleep..began collecting at charity shops... crisp white from the 60's...wild floral from the 70's..collected for pennies..priceless..begun to make easy cute lil dreses for my to deal with my DH will be better..thanks for listening dear to look for another pillowcase.....

Monday, January 30, 2012


my newest granddaughter K is now 3 months old...she is such a good lil baby... giggling and smiling...when I see her I begin my gratitude list anew......have a great week.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Art as a healing medium

The year 2011 was a mixture of strong happiness and challenges. A new granddaughter was born and both Mothers were in surgeries to mend broken hips. We had a tragic death in the family which is just sinking in with my brother and nieces. I have been able to make cards and putter around with some collage. After encouragement from many of you, I was able to create art for my soul. . I have been frozen for ideas and even the simpliest of creative tasks were impossible to complete, even less attempt. Reading about your,financial, emotional, and marriage helped me express my feelings. Thank you for your encouragement, laughs and virtual hugs. I appreciate you all.

Sunday, January 1, 2012


Happy New Year dear friends.. I visit many blogs..I read about your art..your families and your concerns. Maybe this is how Peace will be small single thread at a time...Be good to your dreams this year. We only have now so begin to live now. All my love to you xxx bettyann