Something Old — Ten Ideas, Old and New, From a Mother of the Bride

Something old. Something new. Something borrowed. Something blue. -- Old English Rhyme By Barbara Falconer Newhall I thought my 40-year-old shoes would … [Read more...]

The Quilt From Hell — Forty-Two Years Later, It’s Still Not Finished

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It had been staring at me from that drawer for decades, guilting me. The quilt from hell. My wedding present to my brother … [Read more...]

My Old Stuff — A Little Moldy, a Little Dusty, but Unlike Certain People It’s Still With Me

I love my old stuff. I couldn't get rid of it when I wrote this piece back in 1987, and I can't get rid of it now. The ski boots and baby bottles are gone, … [Read more...]