Wednesday, January 18, 2012

I have to say that even though my kids are grown and have started their own lives, I find myself still very proud of the achievements and happenings in their lives. Our youngest son has gotten a job a local bank and is learning all there is to know of the financial industry. Our oldest son is in the Military, the Marines, that is . We have recently received a picture of him and his newest job. He is a tank commander and is in charge of about 15 men and 4 tanks. We couldn't be prouder of him! He has gotten married and she fits into our family very well! By the way, Our son is on the far left standing.. God is good!!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Well it has been a very busy year this year. I am so thankful to have my shop and also the great ladies that I have become friends with in my classes that I teach. I am winding down my classes for the year in preparation for the Christmas season. I am so excited that the ladies in my rug hooking classes and I have developed a rug hooking group named The Wool Basket Keepers! We meet every other month and everyone seems to have a really good time. We will be meeting Nov. 1 and have a wool exchange in lieu of Christmas.

This is the last class that I will be teaching and it is a pumpkin class. I have attached a picture so you can see it. My next class is in February and we will be doing a multi media stitchery of Indiana. Pictures to come later. I'm still working on it! :) I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Monday, September 26, 2011


Hello friends, I wanted to post some pictures from the HOOK IN that I attended in Albion, Indiana at A Primitive Past. Paula Schultz hosted this at her home and she aallowed us to go shopping at her rug hooking store!! We had a great time. There were 19 ladies that attended and we all learned a little something that day about rug hooking!! Watch for our next HOOK IN in March 2012!!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Rug Hooking

Hi ladies, it has been very busy here with my shop and my craft classes and oh yes, week-end boating. Got to love summer! I just wanted to touch base with everyone to say... yes, I am still around. It has been a crazy summer. It went so fast! I am now starting to roll up my sleeves and get busy for the holiday season. But for now, I wanted to speak a little bit about our new rug hooking group. We started this group a few months ago and I am so amazed at close the ladies are getting to be. We get together right now every other month to hook whatever we have started. I really enjoy getting together and talk about rugs, crafts, and about life's happenings. We have already had one tragedy in our group. One of the ladies had cancer and past away on July 16th. She will be sorely missed. It was through my first Hook- In March that I held that Marge, Linda and Leslie started to become friends. They were the only friends that Marge had that was by her side through the worst of it. I was honored that God brought them together at my Hook-in. So Now we must move on, pick up the pieces and hold Marge in our hearts at each meeting. I am so in love with rug hooking. I just had my class for a hooked chair pad and everyone seem to really enjoy it! So it is now on to our group next week. I have so much to say but I need to keep focused on the happenings of my shop and classes. thank you for sticking with me even though I stop by so rarely!! I will try to do better.......Beth N., you know who you are..:) ahahahah... Well, I hope you enjoy whatever your hands keep you busy!! sally

Friday, June 24, 2011

Wedding Gift Painting

I always like the creativity within me when I am making something for someone I care about. I continually think about them and how they might like it! this gal is attending school for horticulture and thought she might like this!! I hope she does!! I cannot figure out how to turn these pictures, I have done it on my picture program to no avail. Hope you can get a just of it any how.. :)

Sunday, May 15, 2011


I am a true mother. I have to brag one more time and then I will stop bragging for a while. Thank you for bearing with me. Yesterday our youngest graduated from Huntington University with a Bachelor degree in Economics and Finances. This university is a Christian university and he worked very hard these last four years. We are very proud of Zach and wish him much success in everything he does!! That is it for our children graduating from college we are finished. In one way, I am very glad to be done with college paper work and hurdles to jump through but in another way, it is sad that yet another chapter in our lives has come to a close. We are very proud of him and love him very much!!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Bragging Rights

Hi everyone, I am making a fast post because we are getting ready to go to see our son who is gong to graduate from the United States Marine Corps Officer School He has worked hard to get where he is at and will see the fruit of his labor. His job after this will be a tank commander for four tanks and 15 men. I can't believe that my little boy is going to be in charge of some massive machinery. We are so proud and we pray that he will be safe in wherever he goes!