Faded Mother’s Day Memories

Our mother died after a brain aneurysm when she was 36.

I have many memories of her, but they’re almost as faded as these photographs. Most of my memories are just snippets of sound and images of mom baking a cake, sewing or crocheting; just mom being mom.

It’s been more than 40 years and the loss is still felt but I also smile at the memories.

On this Mother’s Day, I hope your mom makes you smile, too, whether she’s still with us or gone.

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Craft with Trash!

My sister once looked into my “sewing” room and accused me of being a hoarder.  What can I say.  Much more than sewing happens in that small room.  I can’t help it if the fabric and craft supplies reach to the ceiling!  Storage and space are a big problem for a person who likes to try different crafts.  There are always more supplies I need!

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