Sally’s Samplers

SALLY’S SAMPLER: SPRING HAS SPRUNG … A LEAK By Sally Bair

After the long, hard winter, I’m looking not for a leak but a torrent of spring weather. Today was glorious. Mild temps, soft south breeze, and the aroma of ozone in the air. Aah, I can hardly wait to start hanging my bed linens again! Today spring has sprung a leak, just days before the…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: EVANGELISM BLUES BY SALLY BAIR

  A few years ago I took to heart Jesus’ words to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations …” (Matthew 28:19) a friend and I signed up for a two-week mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico, with a group of 30 young people and three other chaperones. The sponsoring church in Saltillo was…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: ALL ABOUT AGE BY SALLY BAIR

A friend called me the other day and asked me to check out a recent obit in the weekly newspaper. She wanted to know when a certain funeral was scheduled to take place but couldn’t remember the name of the deceased. I checked the latest issue, which contained numerous obits. One by one, I read…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER- A New Year’s Challenge by Sally Bair

The New Year has rushed in like a torrent. Am I ready for it? Are you? Have you made any New Year’s resolutions yet? Taken stock of the past year to see where you improved on or succeeded (or, heaven help us, failed) some of your goals? I’m here to share that I’ve done some…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: A Sampler of Quilts by Sally Bair

After I married Don Bair, I had time to pursue hobbies that had interested me. I tried knitting.Embroidery. Calligraphy. And crafting natural objects such as dried leaves,pods, and seeds into attractive pieces of art. If wasn’t until my sister-in-law introduced me to the art of quilting that I set aside all other hobbies for my…

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