Bitterroot Amateur Radio

Bitterroot Amateur Radio

communicating through thick and thin

Fully Informed Jury

Fully Informed Jury

the alternative to a ruling elite

Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party

whatever floats your boat as long as it doesn't sink mine

First ever Quilt / Applique project

This was my first quilting project completed in Adult Ed. I like it a lot.

book bonanza

I have been making custom bookcases and shelves in our compact cabin home for two years. We finally got to the point we could bring the last load of boxed-up books home … we thought. More on that in a bit.

In honor of the dozen boxes full of books we brought into our home […]

The Missing Bobbin Case…. Solved!

I have two bobbin cases, the original that I ruined for regular thread when I tweaked it to accept button thread and other heavy threads used for sewing upholstery, leather, etc., and the replacement that I use with regular thread.

I have been sewing Ted’s new upright bass carry case as it is falling apart. […]

Drier Balls Replace Fabric Softener

I looked up how to make them myself.

And ended up buying them at the Farmer’s Market 4/$12.

People may be getting these for gifts.

Best yet, they are super cheap and easy to make!

What you will need:

A roll of 100% wool yarn (between $5-$10 on average) An old pair of […]

Yada Yada Yard Art

These ladies had a booth at the Farmer’s market. I need more pics but I bought the cup and saucer and Carol bought the larger piece. Then I made one out of my Mercedes bling.

My teacup bird feeder

Carol’s Yard Art bird bath

Mercedes bling


Valentine from THE FIXER

Fixer valentine

Ted made this wonderful stool that replaces an old cracking plastic one that I use to get in and out of bed, primarily. This one is sturdy enough that even he can stand on it. And he made it bright and beautiful, too, with paints that Bob Jackson used in their […]

Steel Magnolias

This was April or May 1, 1999 at the Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare District 3, Developmental Disabilities Division winners of the HAT CONTEST. Oh, how I wish I had pictures of the other participants, but we did win by a landslide due to our level of (group) participation. This was a technique […]