Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hallowe’en 9 … Monster

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Hallowe’n 8… The War of the Worlds

PBS broadcast a new documentary about the Hallowe’en radio broadcast 75 years ago of The War of the Worlds. H.G.Wells wrote a good story, and the story of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation is a good story also. Was there really … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en 7… Shelob

Spiders creep me out… even the “teensy weensy spider” that went up the water-spout in that children’s song. I know that spiders have an important niche in the ecosystem, including my garden, but that’s a moot point.  I don’t like … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en again!

Last week I fell behind on my blog… I was at a quilt “retreat” with a dozen good friends. We stay at a nicely appointed educational center with accommodation for conferences and summer camp, situated adjacent to a conservation area … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en 6… Maman is a giant spider!

Now THIS is scary!  Canada joined the elite group of really BIG art connoisseurs when we bought our very own COPY for a mere $3.2 million in 2005. Why!? Here is the article from Wikipedia: Maman (1999) is a sculpture … Continue reading

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Prince George

Such radiant, exquisite beauty.  How could anyone not take joy in such a wonderful family occasion? My two sons received traditional catholic baptisms, followed by lavish family reunion dinners. I hand-made the embroidered and lace embellished christening gown, which was … Continue reading

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Prince George

Oct 17, 2013  |  Vote 0    0 Prince George to be baptized next week ROYALS Kirsty Wigglesworth,The Associated Press Britain’s Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge on July 23, 2013 Britain’s Prince … Continue reading

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