May 2022 💜

Spring is leaning toward summer here.  Warmer days & nights.  I trust this finds you well. May God’s delightful grace and peace rest upon you! Cecil & I are staying active and happy.  The Lord continues to bless the works of our hearts and hands.  April was a month of learning and some course changing. Continue reading “May 2022 💜”

Spring 2022 – A season for renewal!

Hi!  I’m back 😊 It’s been a loooong year since I’ve reached out and updated you, my friends & family. First – the Talbots are doing very well!  We are thoroughly enjoying our life here in North Carolina.  We are getting to experience on several levels the truth that “…every changing season owes its beautyContinue reading “Spring 2022 – A season for renewal!”

November ~ Grateful * Thankful * Blessed

Despite all the craziness that occurred in 2020, we still have much to be thankful for – don’t we?  I know the Talbots do.  We have been blessed with good health and well being overall and God has provided all that we have needed.  Continuing to enjoy the cool fall weather here in central NorthContinue reading “November ~ Grateful * Thankful * Blessed”

Celebrate with me!

It’s only been 10 days since I last posted, but so much has happened I need to share.  BIG NEWS: you can now see the Objects of Joy, 2021 calendar designs here on my website!!  There are two new designs and two from the past two years.  But, wait – if you live nearby orContinue reading “Celebrate with me!”

It’s July! Oh my!

Where has the time gone?  I trust this finds you and yours doing well amid all the craziness. COVID and other recent events have really turned lives upside down, but God is still in control. We, the Talbots, have navigated the “safer at home” thing by practicing social distancing and face covering when we areContinue reading “It’s July! Oh my!”

Looking out on the morning – considering the creative process…

Friday morning I awoke early with ideas for the 2021 calendar to be designed.  The theme, I believe, will be the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5:22-23.  In that sweet state between sleep and awake, the Lord began dimly to show me what it will look like.  Once I was up and at myContinue reading “Looking out on the morning – considering the creative process…”

The Lord bless you and keep you…

Here we are in NC in week 2 of the official shelter-in-place / stay-at-home directive. Hope you are staying safe & well and are able to use the time to get some of those projects ticked off of your “to do” list. I’m working through mine, too. Finished our book club read, Dutch Girl-Audrey HepburnContinue reading “The Lord bless you and keep you…”