Archive for March, 2010
Cornelius Family

Cornelius Family

Posted 29 March 2010 | By | Categories: Durry, Family, Genealogy, Pictures | 11 Comments

During my trip to Texas (see below), Mom and Mel and I spent several days going through old photos.  Most were from Mom’s high school, college and early married years.  There were pictures of my parents being goofy.  There were pictures of family and friends we didn’t know.  There were pictures of places we couldn’t [...]

Back Home Again

Posted 29 March 2010 | By | Categories: Donna, Durry, Family, Travels | 1 Comment

I’ve actually been home a week but this is the first I’ve been moved to write.  All good intentions to the contrary, I’ve still not been able to incorporate a consistent posting strategy.  Maybe someday.  Until then, we’ll have to make good with these on again/off again posts.  Sorry. The trip to Texas was fantastic. [...]

Arcata Marsh

Arcata Marsh

Posted 23 March 2010 | By | Categories: Pictures, Scenery | No Comments

It was spring here in Arcata this morning.  The windless-weather prompted a nice long walk, with camera in hand, down to the Arcata Marsh.  Residents call it “the marsh” but it is officially  known as The Arcata Waste Water Treatment Plant and the Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. It’s a pretty special place — habitat for [...]

Guest Post

Guest Post

Posted 06 March 2010 | By | Categories: Clay, Donna, Durry, Travels | 2 Comments

Clay wrote a nice blog post comparing and contrasting our analog travel journal system and the digital journaling that he (and we) do today. Check out his Exitcreative blog

Collaborative Quilt Progression

Collaborative Quilt Progression

Posted 06 March 2010 | By | Categories: Donna, Fiber Arts, Friends | 11 Comments

My friend, Edith Harmer, and I have generated collaborative quilt projects in the past…collaborative in that a group of quilters come together to create one fiber piece.  Last year we worked on a close-up of a rose.  Four quilters created four segments of the rose photograph, we exchanged our quadrants and then pieced those four [...]