One of my favorite things to do with my husband is make a bucket list of the experiences we want to share together. We have done everything from zip lining across the jungle to taking paper Valentine hearts to nursing home residents.

Ah, the dog days of summer are here. Last-minute vacations, sweating while shopping in the brutal Texas heat, and purging your house to get rid of the old, making room for the new and reorganizing everything to get ready for the school year.

June means summertime is here. I remember being a child and each summer was an opportunity for adventures. I knew time was limited, yet the lazy days of sleeping in made me somehow feel summer would last forever. Each summer was a blank palette waiting to be painted with memories and stories…

Early quilters didn’t have time-saving gadgets to help them make their quilts. They cut individual pieces out of scraps with scissors and used a needle and thread to sew them together. They would piece their quilts by candle or oil lamp light. When it came time for quilting, they again used …

Early quilters didn’t have time-saving gadgets to help them make their quilts. They cut individual pieces out of scraps with scissors and used a needle and thread to sew them together. They would piece their quilts by candle or oil lamp light. When it came time for quilting, they again used …

Spring is my favorite time of year because of the cool morning breezes, the stunningly beautiful days, and dusk that whispers the promise of a bright, starry night. However, dusk during spring always takes me back to a memory I will not soon forget.

During one of my Bee meetings in January, a member suggested that the Bee girls write down all of our UFO’s (UnFinished Objects). It goes without saying that all quilters have numerous projects in different stages of completion. It’s just the way we are.

Spring Break is a time when families pack up and head out to the various beaches or large cities for springtime fun and activities. My family and I have enjoyed spring vacations when we had the budget or paid time off. However, we have also had times when our budget would only allow a fun “s…

Spring is quilt show time in Texas. Our Guild’s newsletter had some listed, but for a complete list go to QuiltingHub.com (or just Google “quilt shows in Texas”).

You’re going to think this is a quirky column, and I honestly agree, but I thought it would be interesting to share with you some of the famous people I’ve been privileged to meet, shaken hands with and interviewed while I was a radio station news director — or came in fairly close contact w…

Recently I was in a marriage class when the topic of marital intimacy was being discussed. As group members began to share their own struggles in this vital area of marriage, the importance of the marriage bedroom was introduced. It seems we tend to neglect this valuable room of our home. Ou…

Knowing that dogs are great judges of character and seeing it in action are two different things. That’s also a lesson I learned over the past 18 months that I didn’t even realize I learned until I read back through my dog journals.