Siblings and Laughter

I love this picture. It's of my brothers and sister who were on the "Bacon Crew" for the family reunion last August. My dad took the picture after we had cooked 20 pounds of bacon and were enjoying a cup of coffee before the pancake hour. I don't remember what was said - but I think we were teasing my younger brother on the right. He's a pretty good sport. I'm the oldest of this particular crew - that's me on the left.

Here's a preview above of my next project - a dollmaking friend suggested I make a doll like my banner above - and so yesterday I went to Lowes and bought some wooden components as a beginning. I guerilla-glued the ball to a furniture leg and next will be to add a layer of paper clay.


  1. Dixie that is the BEST photo!!! I know you must just love it! How wonderful that your dad caught you all laughing at the same time....I can't wait to see your new doll, it's so neat that the wood is your foundation. Hope you have a great weekend ~ xxoo, Dawn

  2. Dixie,I cannot WAIT to see your new dollie!Please post progress pics of her!I know I'm gonna want her!

  3. oooooooo...this one is gonna be good! Can't wait to watch you transform this little bit of wood in to a lotta bit of doll. You're so clever Dix!

  4. hey dix
    tagged you with an award; come on over and get it.

  5. That picture makes me wish I was part of your get together! I love to laugh, we do alot of it in my family too.

    What a great photo, it made me smile!



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