Thursday, November 22, 2007

Thanksgiving Day

What a wonderful time we had with family today. The weather turned quite rapidly from 75 a couple of days ago to 15 this morning. Good day to be inside where it's warm and toasty. The smell of turkey, stuffing, potatoes, green beens, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce always brings back pleasant memories of childhood days gone by. Today was evidence of just how precious life can be when I arrived at my sister's house just minutes before they rushed my mom to the hospital. She's okay, but was having some very strange and scarey symptoms. I got to talk to her and give her and my dad a big hug before they left the house. As family members get older and more fragile we need to capture every moment, no matter how brief, and pack it in to our memory boxes for the day when they are no longer with us.

Hugs to everyone both young and old!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

freeform bag with beaded fringe

I've got a couple of Prudence's books on freeform crochet. Now that I've seen this awesome example with the beads I'm very inspired to make one similar to this.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Fall in Kansas

Good evening passer-by's and welcome! Do you realize how difficult it is to find a unique Blog name? Just when I thought I'd found one that nobody else would have picked, Blogger informed me it was already taken. Well I really liked Adopha (German for Noble She Wolf), so I added "Chronicles of" before it and Voila! Makes perfect sense to me. Why Adolpha? Several years ago when I had an intuitive portrait done, the reader/artist drew many variations of a she wolf surrounded by many other things representative of my life. Basically I am a protector/warrior/mother who will defend her offspring until the end. In my case that includes one lovely grown-up daughter who is pretty good at sticking up for herself. Anyway, I'm going to publish this first post just so I can see what it looks like, then I'll move on from there....

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