Tag Archives: childhood

Pixie Hollow Thanksgiving

This year, we’re going to have a Pixie Hollow Thanksgiving.   I found a sparkly tree for the center of the table and I made some tiny fairies. You know how Tinkerbell loves to find “lost things” and uses buttons … Continue reading

Posted in Pattern | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas in Thirty Minutes

Writing, cooking and sewing are connected for me. So when I was writing about Laurie MacBride desperate for time to create, in Christmas in Thirty Minutes, I thought of a Santa and a little, funny Santa’s helper. The pattern for … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Christmas in Thirty Minutes, Pattern, Santa, Solomon's Puzzle Quilt and Book, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Heritage: Reading and Hot Buttered Toast

It’s true that I’ve cooked my way through literature. When I read, I have to cook (or try to cook) what the characters are eating.  So when my children were little and we werereading the Narnia books, I duplicated the … Continue reading

Posted in Grandparent, Recipes from Solomon's Puzzle | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Broken Car and What Came Of It

When traveling, the last thing anyone wants is for her car to break down. But that is just what happened to me this summer when I was on a trip to promote my novel, Solomon’s Puzzle. I’m thankful that I … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

More Scenes From Annapolis (Part 3 for out of town readers)

The setting of Solomon’s Puzzle is key to understanding the meaning of community and the spiritual truths examined. The inviting, colorful quilt shop Eight Hands Around, the MacBride’s home with their creative and hospitable spaces, Gregen’s home, the tunnels, and … Continue reading

Posted in Scenes from Solomon's Puzzle | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment