Tag Archives: Burley Washington

NaNo Day three inspiration: Collar and cuffs

The well-dressed professional woman smartened up a simple blouse with collar and cuffs in the 1900s. These Kate stitched herself, according to Great Aunt Muriel. I love to think of my MC placing these neat stitches into each wonderful worked … Continue reading

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A shift, for a time, and some favorite past posts

I’m nearing my 325th Best of It blog entry. For some bloggers, that’s a mere drop in the bucket. This is a real milestone for me, and I don’t take it lightly that I’ve grown my readership over the past … Continue reading

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Inspirations: Looking for the soul

I’ve been digging back into Kate’s artifacts this week, collecting photos to share with the historian in Burley when we go on a research visit this weekend. Yes, finally!! I’ll see Kate’s home in real life, and walk where she … Continue reading

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NaNo Day thirty inspirations: A post card, and the end

One of my favorite postcards from the astonishing collection I have is this one, and I love both front and back. This photo of the front is blurry; my apologies for early morning before-work photos taken with my phone. I … Continue reading

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NaNo Day twenty nine inspiration: Thanksgiving and Pumpkins

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. I had planned to post one of Kate’s cards that day, this one sent to her by a friend or family member to celebrate the same day so many years ago. That did not happen, since we … Continue reading

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