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10 07, 2013

a great lake

By |2016-10-25T16:52:21+00:00July 10th, 2013|Photography|1 Comment

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

18 04, 2012

London and back

By |2016-10-25T16:52:24+00:00April 18th, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

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 [...]

20 08, 2011

out and about in San Francisco

By |2016-10-25T16:52:27+00:00August 20th, 2011|Hand dyed, Photography|0 Comments

 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 [...]

8 11, 2010

Lacemakers of Burano

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00November 8th, 2010|Photography|3 Comments

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, [...]

26 09, 2010


By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00September 26th, 2010|Photography|4 Comments

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.

30 08, 2010

Ciao Bella

By |2016-10-25T16:52:29+00:00August 30th, 2010|Photography|3 Comments

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 [...]