Sunday, May 31, 2009


My laptop bit the dust, as many of you know. I got the cord repaired and a new battery, nothing works. I am in New York again, George and I came up to see Mitch. We arrived on Sat. and we are going home tomorrow, Monday. When I bought my first laptop, Mitch helped me find it. He found me another one here this time. It was at Best Buy, and was a good buy lol. I am now trying to get used to it. Oh, by the way, it is Blue. I wanted a blue or red and without seeing it, it was the last one they had with none on display, it was blue when I bought it and opened it. Yeah.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


May 23rd was Eric's birthday, we drove to Toledo on Sunday to see Becky and him and I took this cake for him. I hunted the first picture they took of him in the Navy.

This is a poncho I made to fit about a 10 to 12 year old.
This one is about a five year old size.

The hat is chrocheted, and the two little ponchos are for Barbie Dolls. I did make two more hats that I will show later.

Thursday, May 21, 2009


This is a happy home coming for our wonderful soldier, Mitch. He got home just the other night, from a year in Iraq. Welcome home and I am so happy you are back with your great family. I love all of you very much. Thank you for keeping America safe. Please keep all of our military in your prayers as they serve so well.

Monday, May 18, 2009


My laptop is not working again, so I had George take this picture. One of my online friends wanted a poncho to wear with jeans. I made this one and told her she can look at it and see if it was what she wants. If not, no problem, I will add it to the pile to sell at the craft show.
The colors are are navy, light blue and varigated blue. They are not showing true colors.
I forgot to finish a doll poncho I made while in New York, I will post it next time, when I also finish the second half of the other one I started
A big surprise, my Granddaughter, Kristy is blogging again. Christian Crafter, on my friends list.

Friday, May 15, 2009


When I went to New York, I had two ponchos started. I have to have the first half to knit the second half. I didn't want to carry them, so, I took yarn and started another one. This it it. I finished the fringe last night. This one is for a child. The button says Imagine.
I layed it down beside the adult poncho, so you can get a size idea. I want to make even smaller ones also. I am now going back to the two I left unfinished.
While waiting to go to Walmart in New York for a different color yarn, I decided to make this scarf. It is purple, but looks sort of blue. Kristy make the hat when I started the poncho. I will add this to the for sale items. It is for a size of about a 5 year old.
The purple yarn did not at all go with the colors of the poncho. I started it and thought oh no way will this work. The new color was better.
To answer a question about the cookbook I made, I made six for my family, but not one for me. LOL

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Tonight I will be boarding an Amtrak train heading back to Ohio. I leave Syracuse at 9:40PM and arrive in Cleveland, Ohio at 3:30AM. The hours for the train service are not good, but the price is great, and I do like riding the trains. They are very comfortable.
I will talk to you next from Ohio, I have enjoyed my time here with Kristy and the kids, Mitch will be coming home very soon.

Saturday, May 9, 2009


Happy Mother's Day to all of you ladies who have children, grandchildren and pets.
I am in New York right now with Kristy and the kids. I don't know yet how long I am
staying. Just wanted to say hi.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


At last, our family cookbook is complete
This first page, I showed before
This is my Mom, the biggest influence in my life. She was very special. My Mom chrocheted, knitted and quilted and sewed.
This is my Aunt Nell. Uncle Rob and Aunt Nell owned a resturant in Irwin, Pa. a long time ago.
This is my Aunt Kate, Louise's Mom. I have loads of happy memories of time spent with her.
This is my Sister, Jane. She was like a second Mom to me and I still miss her very much.
This is Bill, father of my wonderful children. He was a career Air Force man and also one very special man.
This is George, my husband and he was my childhood boyfriend at the age you see him as a paperboy.
This is my cousin, Louise. We have always been very close friends as well as cousins. If you can, read her funny pie recipe.
This is me, and on the one picture is my other Sister Ruth. She is the one who went to Fl with me. Needless to say, this is a very old picture.
This is Bill, my oldest Son. He was a Navy man.
This is Fawn, my daughter who died.
I think you all know Heidi
Eric was also Navy, and now drives a Semi.
This is Becky, my very new Daughter in Law and she is a gem.
Kristy, is my oldest Granddaughter. I am very lucky
Mandie, my only other Granddaughter is a wonderful girl.
Haali, is my Great Granddaughter, and she is Great. Mitchell is on Grandpa's page, and Zoe with her Mommy. I am so proud of them.
This is my Mom and Dad and I could never have asked for better. Hope you enjoy our book.