It’s Graduation Time!

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Well it is graduation time all across the country. Hearts are swelling with pride as proud parents and grandparents are doting on their graduates. It is especially near and dear to us as we have had two college graduations this year. Our first graduation was Aaron’s, who graduated from Georgia Tech in nuclear engineering. Neal and I were proud as …

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A Visit with Cindy Cloward, Riley Blake Designs

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I absolutely love creative people, and Cindy Cloward is high on my list. She is a top star in the sewing industry with her clever fabric designs and insight into children’s clothing ideas. The name Riley Blake is not only the name for her company but has become the call sign for her fabrics in the sewing world. It is …

Why I’ll Always Remember Dixie Carter

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There are people that come into your life that make a real impact and leave you with wonderful memories of special times together. Such was my experience with Dixie Carter. She is most fondly known for her role as the sassy Julia Sugarbaker in the television show Designing Women. I met her several years ago at Southern Lady Celebration, an …