What can be said about our recent trip to Grand Marais MN, but...cold water, fog, great donuts, kayaking, North House Folk School, carving class, waterfalls, beach stone collecting, stone skipping, Angry Trout Cafe(yum), hanging with my kid and hubby, and just plain relaxing.Temperance RiverArtist's Point lighthouse
Westminster AbbeyPalace guard/ Hard to take these guys seriously in those hatsTower of LondonStonehengeCathedral in BathRoman baths; oddly enough in Bath, EnglandStonehengeKensington Palace GardensBig Ben/ Our hotel was just across the Westminster bridge from thisMy family recently returned from a fast paced, wonderful week in London, filled with palaces, abbeys, cathedrals, fish and chips, cute [...]
On a recent family vacation to San Francisco, I goggled yarn shops while sitting in the airport and copied down the address for Artfibers. It was actually a short distance from our hotel and with a banner like that how could I not follow my fiber nose. It did mean tricking my kids into going [...]
The lovely island of Burano is a short boat ride from Venice but definitely a trip back in time. Known for its hand stitched lace; this was one of the few spots, while on our trip, that I found fiber inspiration. The little lace making ladies looked so serene and peaceful, I'm not sure why, [...]
Burano IslandA beautiful island near Venice; simple, peaceful and unabashedly colorful. The houses are brightly colored, to guide the fisherman home through the fog. This place touched my soul with its gentle beauty.
This week we have returned from a once in a life time trip to Italy, with the whole family; and packed our oldest daughter off to college. I find myself somewhat in shock from both. It has been something of a culture shock coming back to our small town after seeing the aged beauty in [...]
Tybee Island, GA, originally uploaded by kindred threads. Nothing like a few days squiggling your toes in the sand to make you wonder why you live in Wisconsin.