Tag Archives: Faye Gibbons

A Visit From the Queen

“I’ve got to get ready. The Queen is coming.” She was walking down the hall towards me. Her face had a look of determination, her lips drawn tight not exactly in a smile. After stating her work for the day … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Scarfs, Hugs and “Emma Jo’s Song”

About 14 years ago, I heard a quiet voice with Southern tones answer the phone. It was Faye Gibbons from Alabama which was so very far away from Utah. I’m not sure what ties us to other people but I … Continue reading

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Oh the Places you Go and the People you Meet.

The first time I heard Faye Gibbons voice was when I read her words. They were typed on a 8 1/2” by 11” sheet of paper. It was the manuscript for “Emma Jo’s Song”. Her words captured my imagination and … Continue reading

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The Multipurpose Coarse Kosher Salt

If I need a bit of Kosher Salt for a recipe, I run up to my studio to grab it from my taburet, taberet, taberete (have you ever tried to spell taboret?). The salt makes a nice rub for some … Continue reading

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Alabama’s First Lady

My friend, Faye Gibbons, who wrote “Emma Jo’s Song” of which I did the illustrations, sent me a card and a newspaper article from the Montgomery, Alabama Advertiser from August 31, 2011. It shows the first lady reading “Emma Jo’s … Continue reading

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