Author Archives: Joy

About Joy

Owner of Joyful Linens and Sweetwater Farm in the mountains of North Carolina

Robins Abound!

Several times last week, while driving home from school, I saw a sight that gladdened my winter weary heart. Flocks of robins! I’m talking about HUGE flocks of robins, hundreds of them, spread out across pastures and fields, in town … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day and Matters of the Heart

It seems appropriate to speak of matters of the heart today, how one can fall in love with an idea, with a vision. I’m going to share with you why Joyful Linens is my heart’s delight and how an unknown … Continue reading

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Winter in the Mountains

Yes, it gets mighty cold here high in the mountains of western North Carolina, but I do LOVE snow! It was on a day like this that I decided to open an Etsy shop. Snowed in last year, all warm … Continue reading

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At Last!

First things first, a HUGE thank you to my friend and colleague, Melanie Ward, for helping me get this blog up and running. ┬áMelanie and I share a room at school and we spend our days teaching elementary age children. … Continue reading

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