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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Inward, Summer Days

Good morning, friends!~ I’m sitting at my dining room table writing to you today on a beautiful, sunny morning where the sky is a perfect robin’s egg blue, with no clouds. This sun is so welcome after rain and clouds all yesterday, and storms throughout this spring. I’m getting off to a slow start this […]

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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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New Original: A Mother’s Prayer

       A few days ago I finished up a new painting, and although I was a little nervous about how it was going, I think it ended up looking nice. This is “A Mother’s Prayer“, and depicts a young women with a little baby, standing before an icon of Mary and the Christ […]

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Autumn At Home

  Good morning!~        I thought I’d do a little post this morning showing you some of my season decor in my home. Granted, I live with children, so its looking nice and neat is fleeting! But they’re at school and well, I’m feeling festive!     Autumn is one of my favorite […]

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Studio Tour: The Weaving Room

“Log Cabin Spinner” one of my newer paintings!    I had no idea where it would lead me when years ago, I decided to learn to knit. For a birthday treat, I went to a free class offered by a local yarn shop. I worked diligently on many a wonky, crooked scarf. I watched a […]

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