Saturday, March 31, 2012

my heart is bursting...

with happiness
it overfloweth
with love...
all parents hope 
that when their children 
 get married 
they'll choose someone 
who will make them 
happier than ever 
and for us 
that wish is coming true 
you two 
are a perfect example 
of why family 
is so important 
and how love 
 is meant to be shared 
you add so much to life 
just by being yourselves 
and though you always 
mean so much 
your engagement 
is an especially wonderful time 
to express our love 
and pride for you both 
to read more
 about this love story

Thursday, March 29, 2012

ladies of the parlour...

last evening
sarah and i
were invited...

to speak to the
ladies of the parlour
a quilt guild in mentor
and just because i was
feeling snarky
i love that word
by the way
i posted a picture
 of sarah
on facebook that i captioned
as follows
sultry sarah speaks
before the ladies
of the parlour
late this afternoon
i received an email
berating me
 for subjecting sarah
to such trash
i assure you dear reader
there was nothing trashy
 about it
just pure creativity
and a roomful of
kind quilters

Friday, March 23, 2012

something's wrong...

this by far
has been the

...winter i ever recall
in northeast ohio
tonight as i turned
the corner onto our street
i was greeted by
my favorite early spring
all the trees
in full bloom
so i did what i always do
i stopped and stared
just taking in the beauty
that mother nature
then i was reminded
it is only march
the twenty third of the
third month of
the year
and that is just too early
i'm afraid

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

hexies everywhere...

my husband and i

...on over to the high school
for the often dreaded
parent teacher conferences
our third born is a charm
a handsome young lad
full of spunk and energy
a zest for living
 his way
a personality that illuminates
a smile that melts hearts
in other words
he often
talks too much
doesn't always listen
especially to authority
and has girls doing all sorts
of things
tonight though
something happened
the words got turned all around
his teachers love him
he's quiet unless called on
his grades are excellent
his assignments are
turned in
on time
he reads shakespeare aloud
better than shakespeare
he's mature
he gives good feedback
so proud of this boy
excuse me
mr. science teacher
 are those hexagons
 on that door
i love that design
i mean i luuve those hexies
do you know that
is like the hottest
quilt pattern going right now
would you mind if i
took a picture
oh your grandmother loves to quilt
by all means
please give her my card
and thank you so much
matt loves your class