Category Archives: family

Christmas in July?

I help with the Newsletter for Abuelita’s Knitting and Needlepoint and I started a new section called “Gift-ology.”  The idea is to share potential knitting, crocheting, stitching, and craft gift ideas.  I thought that you might to see the ideas … Continue reading

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Peacocks are not Native…

If Pretty is as Pretty does, Peacocks are Ugly We moved to Altadena, CA a little over 20 years ago and with a trail to the mountains up our street, we are used to wildlife – coyotes, raccoons, skunks, an … Continue reading

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Family Stories and Myths

We all have Family Tales – some true and some just stories.  When my Mother passed away, I took home her  “African Plant”.  The tale was that Grandmother brought back a cutting from Africa and propagated the plant.  My Mom … Continue reading

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