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6 02, 2011

memories of italian sunshine

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00February 6th, 2011|Photography|4 Comments

glorious VeniceFlorenceFlorence's  Ponte VecchioFlorenceI find myself going back to my pictures of Italy to immerse myself in the memories of warmth and sunshine, that so permeated our trip there.  As more snow falls outside, I can always return to these, to help me through what is becoming a rather long and seemingly endless  winter.  Dreaming [...]

22 07, 2010

indigo dye day in dell

By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00July 22nd, 2010|2nd Monday|2 Comments

 Indigo in all its glory. Last monday was our 2nd monday gathering at Barb's in Dell. She most generously shared her indigo dye pot and I dyed a scarf just off the loom and some yarn. All turned out the most incredible shades of blue, all different. The pot had a mettalic sheen on the [...]

10 07, 2010

Summer cherries

By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00July 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

 There is nothing more beautiful to me than a tree or bush, loaded with lush red berries.  Today Nan and her son Ethan and I went to a local orchard to pick cherries.  I had 2 pails tied around my waist with a rope and in no time at all we both had our pails [...]

24 06, 2010

not again

By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00June 24th, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Summer has arrived and with it the threat of flooding once again.  Our small trout stream was out of its banks after a wild night of thunderstorms. It always amazes me that such destruction can happen so fast in these valleys. We fortunately only lost part of the driveway but I have an eye to [...]

20 07, 2009

Domestic goddess’s unite

By |2016-10-25T16:52:31+00:00July 20th, 2009|Uncategorized|5 Comments

uploaded by kindred threads. So lately my inner grandma has been released and my family has benefited gastronomically by having lots of yummy pies and desserts. I have always enjoyed baking pies and one of my fondest memories is of my grandma Jenny teaching me how to roll out a pie crust.I have a lovely [...]

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