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 …

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.

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…