Looking Back | October 2020

Looking Back | October 2020

I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers. —  Leif Enger, Peace Like a River I love October, but this year it was a bit melancholy for me this year. Every year, pre-COVID, we head off to...

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Welcome Winter

Welcome Winter

I saw this poem on Saturday and have been pondering Wendell Berry's words ever since: To Know the Dark To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight, and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings, and is...

Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.20.19

Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.20.19

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection. — Winston Churchill As I write this post, I am watching the gentle fall of snowflakes out my "office" window. Occasionally, the wind swirls them as if my neighborhood is a huge snow globe and as the wind...

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.18.19

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.18.19

Perhaps a little Christmas music to get things rolling? Because Christmas insanity continues around these parts. I did manage to get mittens finished, and they will be on their way to Michigan later today! And today my making will all be about baking! Bring on the...

Currently | 12.16.19

Currently | 12.16.19

I have so enjoyed reading the flurry of "Current Updates" in the blogisphere, I thought I would join in and share a little slice of my world as 2019 winds down. I was surprised to see that I had not done one of these updates since June! It makes me smile to see where...

Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.13.19

Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.13.19

Winter is not a season, it's a celebration. – Anamika Mishra That is most certainly true…at least at my house in December! I do so love December – even the greyest of days are soothed by the lights on our tree. And that theory was put to the test this week as we had...

Unraveled Wednesday 12.11.19

Unraveled Wednesday 12.11.19

We have sadly arrived at the time of the year when getting good photos is challenging at best! We are in the midst of a dreary week sans any sunshine at all, so I apologize in advance for the poor lighting! However, the third time was absolutely the charm for my...

 

 

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