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Party Lights

Anna is one of the girls who I mentored when she was in high school. She's getting married now and I went over the other night to help her with her bouquets.  They are charming! I know that's not a … Continue reading

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Carnival

Carnival_invite After the many hours I put in last year making the birthday party season beautiful, I made an announcement. I would throw a party this year if everyone decided on one theme. One theme, multiple parties. (I don't relish … Continue reading

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First day of Summer

Greenberry I know that the first day of summer is a little ways off on your calendar.  I know that the rain is coming down in torrents outside my door.  I know that most kids in the Northern Hemisphere are … Continue reading

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Did you miss me?

Evening_train I've missed me.  I sprained my ankle stepping out of a streetcar in downtown Portland, and then walked all over the zoo with the munchkins the next morning. Bad choice.  It retaliated by swelling up to an unwieldy size … Continue reading

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Garden dreaming

Apple_blossom Two more trees bloomed this week, both apples.  They all take their turns and I feel like I could call out their names from the conductors stand on the balcony. I've just realized that all of my trees blossom white; cherries, … Continue reading

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Common Mother

Watercolor_filter It was only a five hour drive to another country last week.  We may even have gone up for the Olympics if I'd had realized how close it really was.  Nothing of those games remained besides the grumblings of … Continue reading

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Easter Table

Mini_flowers Everyone is in bed and the bunny has come.  You can have the first peek if you're still up!  I love to decorate our table on this special night. The flowers on my mini tree are miniature flowers made … Continue reading

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Melange

Baking_books This is what I want my whiskey barrel herb garden to look like.  (Photo from B&B link below) Last year, it did not. Last year, it attempted to breed mosquitoes, until I found them and turned the whole mess … Continue reading

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The garden and a tea party

I was inspired this week by the artistic trailer of Tim Burton's new Alice in Wonderland. (I haven't seen the movie itself yet.) I just love films that have such an art center. Half the time I could simply turn … Continue reading

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Tiny art steps

Basketball_sewing As some of you may have been informed, this is basketball season for the small set. (If you don't do the year round thing.) Personal confession: tennis is the only sport that ever interested me enough to play. Even … Continue reading

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