Wedding Ring (Shenandoah Album #1)
Needing time to contemplate her troubled marriage, Tessa MacRae agrees to spend the summer helping her mother and grandmother clean out the family home in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. But the three women have never been close. Helen, the family matriarch, is domineering and sharp-tongued. Nancy, Tessa's mother, appears to be little more than a social climber. And Tessa he...more
The Grandma, Helen was raised in the country and very poor. They made the most of everything. I was , yes, I think I can say this honestly, speechless when I read that Helen knew of someone who took the thread out of the flour sacks and saved it and crochet doilies with it. My Mom is like the Grandma. She used to save nearly everything. Reading this book made me think sadly,...more
Wedding Ring is centered around three generations of women who are reunited when the Nancy, the daughter and mother, gets a call te...more
This book explored three generation of women in one family who all had tr...more
The 3 of them learned so much from and about each other over that summer,and their own lives changed so much once they learned to relax and step back some,never easy for any of us.
The quilts described throughout added such a specia...more
I really liked how the women started to talk and bond on a whole new level with the quilts as a common ground. I really liked Sissy and the new start that she represented to them all.
The ending was perfect, really showed...more
I highly recommend this book it's sweet, compelling and engrossing.
(Yes, I am probably too cynical for that to work anyway.)
Last year my husband and I moved from Arlington, Virginia, to Osprey, Florida, the state wher...more