Thursday – College of the Ozarks

Today we went to college, ha ha. No, really, we went to learn about a working college. The students must work to go to college and it doesn’t cost tons of money. They teach them respect for God and Country – wish we had more of that. They grow everything that is...

Wednesday in O'Fallon MO

What a day we had today. We drove 4 hours to meet Jackie and Jean who manage Quilts of Valor East Missouri, a large group of hand quilters. I have known both Jackie and Jean since we drove across country to Camp Lejeune and stopped in Warrenton, MO to pick up 92...

Tuesday in Springfield, Ozark and Branson, MO

We had us quite a day. We picked Rita up at the Springfield Airport and headed to Bass Pro, the original one and the first one in the United States. It has all kinds of museums, waterfalls and fish, and it is over a block long BIG. It even had a duck with a blue bill...

Monday in Branson Missouri

We didn’t have the greatest morning. The hotel we had booked to stay reminded us of the Bates Hotel so when we got done with the Table Rock Quilt Guild meeting, we decided to move to a new hotel. It was quite an ordeal but we prevailed and are now at a nice place. We...
Merry Christmas To All

Merry Christmas To All

I don’t know where the time has gone this year.  The last three weeks have been filled with honoring veterans and now it’s time for family and friends to celebrate the reason for the season, the birth of Christ. I would like to wish all of our Quilts of...

Veterans Week – Quilts of Honor East and West

What a week for so many of our Groups. I know, here at headquarters, these last few weeks have been crazy. We mailed over 60 Quilts – it just doesn’t seem to slow down. I loved seeing the photos and stories on Facebook. So proud of our Quilts of Honor Groups! I didn’t...