Crazy quilts don’t equate with crazy women now, but the fiction of the late 1800’s tells a different story. Crazy quilts were all the rage during the mid-1870's but began to drop from favor during the mid-1890's. An article in Dorcas magazine explained the then current fad, ‘Of all the ‘crazes’ which have swept over … Continue reading Crazy Quilts = Crazy Women?
My Daughter's "Trashless" Dream TreeDespite the fact that my fourteen year old daughter never stepped a foot out of the truck to participate in our annual tree hunt this year as it was “way too cold,” she still managed to give us quite a few instructions on the size and shape of the tree we … Continue reading Tree Trash
Have you ever been asked that question? It’s an odd question but one that high school debaters regularly ask their judges before a debate round. The first time a competitor asked me about my paradigm before a round, I had absolutely no idea what they were talking about. “My paradigm? Uhhh . . . ” … Continue reading What is your paradigm?