THE MONTHLY QUESTION

This month our comment – and illustration comes from Georgene (Apr. ‘20). She comments on our MONTHLY QUESTION from April of this year: “If you could wear (design) a button with a maximum of five words describing your outlook on life, what would it say?”

Following is Georgene’s contribution!

She adds, “So much of […]

NINEPATCH FACEBOOK TOPICS FOR JUNE ‘20

Week 1: When I wake up in the middle of the night, I sometimes think about…”

Week 2: “The feeling that best describes where I am right now is…”

Week 3: “My favorite way to waste time is…”

Week 4: “Something that I will never give up from my childhood is…”

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APRIL’S MONTHLY QUESTION

“If you could wear (design) a button with a maximum of five words describing your outlook on life, what would it say?”

This month, we feature a button designed by Carol (See her letter this issue.)

It expresses her outlook on life in just FOUR word

May’s Monthly Question, “What are the pros and […]

A WEEKLY TOPIC COMMENT FROM FACEBOOK NINEPATCH

“Do your close friends tend to be younger than or older than you?”

Nancyann (May ‘20) says, “Younger is my answer! I am fortunate to say my children, daughter-in -law and son-in-law are close friends.

I also am part of a Twelve Step Program and attend two groups. In one group, I have two […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

This month, Carol (April ’20) comments on “What are the pros and cons of aging for you?”

She says, “My health and quality of life are still good, but I am slowing down.  I have one grown child who lives out of state, so my will and trust are fairly simple.  I have not […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

Our April ‘20 topic is “If you could wear a button with a maximum of five words describ-ing your outlook on life, what would it say?”

This monthFrances, Editor comments on our monthly question. “I have no idea how to make a round button for my words, Í didn’t think long. These are the […]

OUR WEBSITE

OUR WEBSITE Our webmaster, Lynn (See her letter in AROUND THE FRAME) needs help. She does not know how to proceed with the Word Press program the site uses. She is also overwhelmed with family needs and cannot give time to the matter. Ninepatch needs a new webmaster. If you are willing to fill […]

FACEBOOK TOPICS FOR FEBRUARY 2020

Week 1: “What is your favorite thing to do with your family or friends?”

Week 2: “One of my favorite childhood memories is…”

Week 3: “My biggest weakness is…”

Week 4: “Lately I’m becoming…”

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READERS’ FACEBOOK COMMENTS FROM JANUARY 2020

From week one:“A weakness can be good when it…”

Georgene (Jan.’20) commented, “A weakness can be a good thing when it results in a partnership where strengths offset weaknesses. The seed of a long-lasting and successful relationship.”

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DVL (See also “Smallest gift comment)said, “A weakness can be a good thing […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

This month, DVL (Jan.’20) responded to ourquestion,“The smallest gift I ever received was…” He said, “The smallest dimensional gift I recall was the gold wedding band my wife presented to me.  It has been through a lot of wear and tear the last forty-plus years.  The black highlights have mostly worn away.  I’ve lost […]