Blue Willow is my imaginary china pattern boyfriend. I’ve loved it as long as I can remember. I don’t know where a poor urban child would have seen it — Maybe at my Aunt Julia’s? — but I love it. According to antiques.lovetoknow.com, the pattern…

I watched this Disney animation a while back, but I rewatched it this weekend, this time with Sara (#4 Daughter). It held up. Sara agrees that it’s not just an okay movie, it’s a super one. Predators and prey live in harmony in the world,…

Middle Grandson made this for me lo, these many years ago. Now, you can have cats or you can have an elegant tray of something spillable, but you can’t have both. So my zen garden is zenner than intended. I may have found the heart…