On a Rainy September Day…

Perhaps in an effort to truly usher in autumn, rains have been blowing through the landscape here on the prairie, making for stormy, rumbly nights and very dark mornings. Ever so often the sun peeks through, and the humidity bubbles up…never too far away. But there’s nothing I like more than a quiet, over cast […]

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Edging Towards Autumn

The heat here is still awful. But it hasn’t stopped me from trying to get out into the garden and get some work done, or from pulling out the spinning wheel and try to get some yarn spun up for the blossoming goldenrod. My very favorite season is nearly upon us, and how unbelievably right […]

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July

Here we are, my friends….we are in the thick of it. Thick of what? Summer. Suuuuummmmer. Which, if you live somewhere like Vermont or England, etc. is a lovely time of year. For me, July usually sees me hunkered down in the house, playing Christmas carols and the like, trying to at once get myself […]

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Yarn & Roses

   Oh, goodness. It’s been a bit, hasnt it? May is a notoriously busy month, with the end of school happening, the garden going into full-force bloom and me trying to squeeze all the time I can out of the day before the kids are out for the summer, but I end up just wandering […]

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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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Easter Chickens

    On Saturday, I was able to slowly get myself out to the studio and sit down at my big paint-covered desk there. On it, sat this little painting of a sweet folksy girl with all her chickens, going through her Easter basket of sweet treats and colorful eggs.    It was so good […]

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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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