A Note from Home

Hi there friends. How are you? What a strange time we all find ourselves in! Across the globe we are all settling in at home, trying to stop a virus and protect our community and those we love. It is a strange thing to be doing, to be hibernating just as spring breaks forth in […]

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French Inspiration

Bonjour, mes amies! I’m not sure why it is, but once the sun starts coming out a little more and I’m able to open the windows in the house, I start feeling a little more….well, French. Is this weird? No, surely not 😉 It creeps in slowly—- listening to the Madeleine Peyroux channel on Pandora….then […]

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Quiet Moments

My sweet friend, thank you for your visit today. I know this is one busy, frantic, crazy world out there, and so I appreciate you coming to spend a moment with me. It’s my hope that this is a quiet moment, and one in which we can both take a much-needed breath and just *be* […]

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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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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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Happy Birthday, Tasha Tudor

  Good morning, my friends!~            Today we are celebrating the birthday of one of my most favorite people— my inspiration in art and life, Tasha Tudor.    My love for Tasha Tudor goes waaaay back. I discovered her by accident when I came across a damaged copy of “The Private […]

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