Six things Mr. Rogers said that help me cope with Covid-19

Dear Vi, Do you remember Mr. Rogers and his neighbourhood? In every episode, he wore a sweater that was knit just for him by his very own mother. I just love that. He once said something very wise that many of us, (especially writers, knitters, and quilters!) know to be true: ‚ÄúSolitude is different from… Continue reading Six things Mr. Rogers said that help me cope with Covid-19

A letter to my grade 8 Home Economics teacher

Dear Mrs. Rudd, I hope this letter finds you well and still sewing. You won’t remember me, but I was one of the fourteen-year-olds in your eight grade home economics class at Keithley Junior High in the fall of 1974. That was the year after girls were first allowed to wear dress slacks and pant… Continue reading A letter to my grade 8 Home Economics teacher

The Mother who Saved the Mothers from the Black Bear

Dear Vi, Today I’m going to share a very sweet little story that I wrote it for my mother on Mother’s Day, 1971, misspellings and grammatical errors included. I hope your laughter is full of delight. Mine was! One day Jane was in school sitting in her desk waiting egrley for the surprise Mis Cod… Continue reading The Mother who Saved the Mothers from the Black Bear