June/July 2015 Newsletter

I cannot believe school is out, Memorial Day past, and we are already in the midst of summer. Where does the time go? My June calendar is packed, but I am hoping to find some stitching time in July and August…perhaps somewhere cool! Louise Hedrick is introducing ‘The French Children’ to us this month. Her…

May 2015 Newsletter

Just back from vacation, we are ready to stay home for a summer of outdoor activities, BBQ’s, and Jim’s birthday party! He is from Kentucky, so our first summer activity, of course, will be the Kentucky Derby. Always held the first Saturday of the month, it is so much fun to dust off my beautiful…

April Newsletter

“April showers bring May flowers” as the adage goes. An Atlanta native, I never tire of seeing the beautiful southern homes flanked by azaleas, peach and pear trees and all manner of spring flowers. The grass has greened, so that the Easter eggs may be easily sighted; and pastel Easter dresses blend with all the…

March 2015 Newsletter

For me, March is likened to Wednesday being ‘hump’ day. March signals the beginning of spring with daffodils, March madness, St. Patrick’s Day, kite flying and sometimes Easter baskets. I think in this issue of Bear in Mind, we have touched on just about every one of those aspects of March. It is another packed…

February 2015 Newsletter

I had planned on having some snow days to do some much needed (and wanted) sewing. Looks as though it will have to wait, but my list is ready! In the meantime, I hope this issue will be the best Valentine you receive, and I can assure you it will not add any inches to…

January 2015 Newsletter

Alas another year is fading into the history books, and we will soon have new challenges and adventures as we embark on 2015. Bear Threads was busy throughout the holidays, and all indications point to a great winter and Easter season. If I gave titles to our Bear in Mind issues, I would call this…