Veteran’s Day – The Cost of Freedom

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve   Every vet has a story. Some heart-wrenching. Some heartwarming. Yesterday, I taught the significance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will be celebrated January 27, 2020. The members…

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Combining Stitches: The artistry of Hmong and Amish quilters

“Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in their place.”                                                                                                                                                 -Amish Proverb The hours of inactivity in the Thai refugee camp deadened the spirit and the soul. So the Hmong women turned to the comfort that needle and thread had given to generations of women before…

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