Twilight trails dusky fingers across the land tonight, cooling the edges of the sun-scorched day and bringing night to the hills once more. There is a definite note of fall felt in the air now, reflected
When I first met my wife, she was a music major and played in a dance band. I was in athletics. My children have tended to follow their mother’s interests more than mine. Every one of them is an excellent
“Silence is golden” is a proverbial saying often used in circumstances where it is thought that saying nothing is preferable to speaking. That proverb could apply today for many cell-phone users.
Once again, I had a great time at the Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association Show. The corn-on-the-cob still at $1 an ear was great and the quilt show was full of wonderful vibrant quilts.
As the college football season approaches I think how Band Alumni of Notre Dame (B.A.N.D.) are invited about every four years to participate in a band reunion at a football game.
It’s a wonderful experience
I knew that Brent had gone on an extended vacation, so when he returned, I asked him how it went.
“Well, I learned some things about myself, and I also learned some things about my family and what
It was a beautiful Friday afternoon when my friend Priscilla and I headed to Marion, Indiana to meet Marianne Fons and Liz Porter on the eve of their induction into the Quilters Hall of Fame.
I was only
Way back in 1963 there was an American epic comedy film titled “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” starring Spencer Tracy about the madcap pursuit of $350,000 in stolen cash by a diverse and colorful
It’s summer time. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, the day when day and night are of equal length, has passed. Now every day is a few minutes shorter though the difference is not
I wanted to take time to address one of the biggest one’s I personally feel is affecting more people than anything else currently.
The world of “Social Media” is mentally breaking us down post
On a recent Saturday morning the door at Born Again Quilts opened and in walked Karen Rydman of Ossian. Karen announced that she has been wanting to come visit BAQ for a long time since she had been
My cousin Becky loves gardening about as much as I do. We often compare notes on what works and what doesn’t.
“How do you do on your tomatoes?” she asked.
“Oh, I do okay,” I said.
“Do you do
When I was in graduate school at Northwestern University near Chicago, I took a photography course. What a revolting development my final project turned out to be.
We’re talking a long time ago when
Recently I went to a garage sale promoted for people interested in fabric, sewing or quilting items: No one else need come. I was intrigued by the classified and figured it would be worth a stop. Not
My daughter was in her mid-teens—those years when young people think that their parents don’t know too much. She chafed at the requirements of home, having to do chores, having a set time for bed,
I was going to go see Pokémon Detective Pikachu this week because it looked absurdly adorable. Then, I saw that the first film adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle was
Happy Mother’s Day!
A couple of months ago I received an E-mail from Liza Hazzard who attends Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Avon, Indiana with my mother. My mother enjoys sharing my Around the Frame
All bridge players are invited to attend the Fort Wayne Duplicate Bridge Club’s “Longest Day” event on June 19 to help support the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana. The day will begin
Travis Firestine, a 2018 Wayne H.S. graduate, son of Cindy & Mike Firestine and grandson of Dean & Marvel Embrey, all from the Waynedale area just came back from a solo month trip to Europe.
My roommate, David, was dating a girl named Annie. She was beautiful, with blonde hair that hung down past her shoulders, and she had big blue eyes. But what made her especially beautiful was her kindness.
Over 400 quilt enthusiasts enjoyed the Quilt Fair at the Huber Opera House in Hicksville, Ohio. It was heartening to hear people tell me how they read about it in the Waynedale News!
The attendees, who
We awoke to snow covering our home in the hills, but the sun comes out sporadically and tries in earnest to melt it. There are bare spots showing now, but the air is still quite cold. The songbirds
The third Saturday of March is International Quilting Day and this year a new quilter will be counted amongst us. A couple of months ago I got an E-mail from 20-year-old Chris Winters asking me if I
Most folks generally know that St. Patrick is a saint of the Catholic Church, and that his feast day is observed on March 17 (the day he died). And many may have heard about what made him a saint in
The sun is trying valiantly to peek out this morning, after several days of rain. This month has behaved in true February fashion, with soggy ground and plenty of rain. The yard looks bare and forlorn;