Sunday, May 15, 2011

Quilt Ladies Holiday's of the Week 5-15 to 5-21

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L.F. Baum's Birthday
Author of The Wizard of Oz - born in 1856.
National Chocolate Chip Day

First US Nickel Minted
In 1866, called the 'Shield Nickel'.

Visit Your Relatives Day

Circus Day
The Ringling Brother's Circus opened in 1884.

First Photo Sent From Space
In 1990 the Hubble space telescope sends 1st photograph's from space.

American Red Cross Founded
Founded by Clara Barton in 1881.
Armed Forces Day

From Book One of The Quilt Ladies Book Collection   Printed Book - HERE  eBook - HERE    Complete Printed Set of The Quilt Ladies Book - HERE
In less than two weeks, all their worldly goods were packed. Their girls had worked hard and were so happy. Mary Alice tried to see things through their eyes. Hannah was 10 years old, the caregiver, and her sister, eight year old Kimberly, a firecracker and so very loveable.
The sight of seeing their entire lives packed up and loaded overwhelmed Mary Alice. It was the first time in her life she understood the concept of, a heavy heart. As they started down the street, she felt a pain in her chest, the type of pain you have when you know your heart is breaking inside. She placed a hand on her chest and rubbed. Closing her eyes and talking herself out of screaming, she kept repeating over and over her silent prayer, “One foot in front of the other.”

Be Kind to All,  Beth

Beth is the Author of The Quilt Ladies Book  Collection, See her books, eBooks and quilt pattern series, Little Quilt Ladies - HERE
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