A spur of the moment purchase without a game plan, a titch unusual for me. But something about the $20 cupboard said “take me home” so I did. Where it sat collecting dust and taking up space in the garage for just a little while.Continue reading “Sows Ear Silk Purse”
I stood, sheltered from the cool breeze in the doorway. The sun warmed the door and the heat started to strip away the grunge in my brain. Sleep hadn’t been my friend again and the alarm felt rude and unnecessary. But a plan is a plan so I rose although I can definitely say there was no shine.Continue reading “Rebalancing on the road”
It took a couple of weeks for these specific strawberries to ripen. Not that real strawberries would be caught
We don’t usually consume Scotch on a Monday night in October but tonight we will. One might think we were trying to deaden the rule of
The snow has disappeared and the sun is out. Fall has resumed and amazingly enough
Cloud cover was very evident today as were the
I have had this post ready for a while but I had to wait until the special workshop project was Continue reading “Nan’s Workshop”
Today was reminiscent, to me, of our old gift exchange at work that always happened at our Christmas potluck lunch.
Last night I pushed myself for some creative time and made 6 items; poppycock, drink coasters, magic bags for aches and pains or a cold bed. It was very nice to let these colleagues know that their struggles are noticed and that I care.
It’s quite obvious that my fellow author of the calendar did not leave her gift making until the last minute like I did. Her works of art are a serious commitment of time and talent. Trust me I tried this with her and mine didn’t look like this at all. I am sure her coworkers were thrilled to receive these gorgeous gifts.
I’m lucky to have one of these alcohol ink tiles in our dining room; a Janice (rhymes with Denise) original. I would say even more blessed to call her friend.
Late breaking update — I’ve got a little something pulled together for a group of colleagues who go the extra mile at Christmas time and become a stellar band for our party. With a little help from a generous friend we’ve baked them up a treat pack for their last practise. Gifts from the heart just give me warm fuzzies!
Some things just speak to your heart, encapsulating what fills your soul up. Today’s post does that on many levels.
I knew when I was given this gift that it would eventually become a blog post. I just needed the right story to accompany the message. Today I saw and recorded living proof of the words below. Continue reading “Heart and Soul A+”
I say to my other half if I could I would paint and he had a little wry smile. Not doubt why Continue reading “If I Could”