Open Session: May 2009

What readers think

| May 2009

  • Yo-yo quilt
    BRINGING TOGETHER A COLORFUL QUILT: My husband and I moved from Marion, Kan., to Stockton, Mo., two years ago to be closer to our daughter. To keep busy, I began creating yo-yos – fabric rosettes. I used all my material making 1,784 of them, and then I put them in a quilt. It took about eight weeks, but it turned out beautiful. – Blanche Cowan, Stockton, Mo.

  • Yo-yo quilt

A splendid read – My husband and I have enjoyed Starting Over by Bob Brown. This heartwarming fictional story made me laugh and cry at the same time. I’m saving it to read again and share with others. I’ve enjoyed other stories, but this is one of the best.

Barbara Coon
Smithfield, N.C.

Editor’s note: We’re glad you enjoyed it, Barbara. You can find the conclusion on Page 42.


Cat chow – I’m owned by Mr. Grey, a cat with at­titude. He weighs 8 to 10 pounds, depending on how much of him he allows on a scale.



We live a distance from major shopping areas, so it’s cheapest and easiest to cook for him. I wonder if I add enough vitamins A, D and E to his meals, though. I add a few drops per amount cooked. I also add corn meal and sometimes rice. For protein, I use chicken, turkey, and puréed meat and vegetables.

Catherine F. Gaeb
Elfrida, Ariz.






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