Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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Spring Time Chickens & Other Updates

Good morning, my friends! It is a sunny beautiful day out here in Oklahoma, and we have all been enjoying it– people and hens included!  The bulbs I planted last fall in the little garden of our backyard chapel have sprouted up and are looking lovely. Dolly the Silkie Chicken and all her lady friends […]

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A Little Greeting

   Hello there, it’s been a bit! These have been some rough few weeks around here. Not one, but two bouts of family illnesses to work through (I’m still now 100%) and a death in the family have made it hard to get back into a productive routine. I’ve missed making though, and talking with […]

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Homespun Kitchen Pursuits

   I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions, but the coming a new year does inspire me to make fresh plans and come up with new ideas for how I’d like to spend my time, money and energy.  One small idea has turned into a bit of a kitchen project for me, because I’ve […]

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The Tale of the Red Easter Egg

   We’ve been busy little chickens around here! It seems the girls are all laying now, and we are practically overrun with eggs— white eggs….slightly pinkish eggs (whose iridescent pearlish pink shell interior will make your heart leap a bit when you crack it) great lovely mint green eggs, and teensy tiny brown bantam eggs— […]

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Tasha Tuesday: Spring Chickens

   I never had chickens growing up. I honestly didnt know much about them, although they appealed to me— especially little fluffy footed bantams. And the idea of having your own eggs, just right outside your door, seemed like such fun!   From reading Tasha Tudor’s books and seeing photos and documentaries on her life, I […]

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