The Doldrums of “Winter” Riffing | 1.27.23

The Doldrums of “Winter” Riffing | 1.27.23

The "January Thaw" has been more like the "January Revolving Door" in my neighborhood... wintery-mix-rain-repeat. Proof of this weird weather is evident with this: I have Snowdrops that with 5 minutes of sunshine will likely bloom today (I will be watching to get a...

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Unraveled Wednesday | 12.7.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.7.22

Greetings Unravelers! This week brought the return of embroidery to my days and I am loving every stitch! My project is loosely based on these Snowflake ornaments. I picked three snowflakes, enlarged them and traced them onto Sulky Solvy and began stitching. I will...

Sometimes Monday | 12.5.22

Sometimes Monday | 12.5.22

December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory... ― John Geddes A Familiar Rain This mornings constitutional with Sherman was all about December's wintery breath... and frost on the ground! It was a morning that we...

Early December RIFFing | 12.2.22

Early December RIFFing | 12.2.22

December. A desperate celebration of an end. — Chandrama Deshmukh, A Teaspoon of Stars This quote sort of sums of December for me...the end of a year, the end of a word (which has been a very good word for me!), the end of my being 62, the end of my Year of Gnomes...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.30.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.30.22

Gentle Unravelers! Welcome to the last day of November... and tomorrow begins December! And I am so ready for it! Why? Well, tomorrow the first Holiday Christmas Gnome clue comes out! I have my yarn all set to go... and I am eager to begin! And my Welcome December...

Full Realized | November 2022

Full Realized | November 2022

I spent much of this month in quiet *internal* contemplation. To start, there was lots of debating with myself but eventually the debates gave way to an exercise in finding joy... and really, what held the most joy of all! What am I talking about? Well, the Great...

Gratitude Week | 11.25.22

Gratitude Week | 11.25.22

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh The day after Thanksgiving should be an easy day to be grateful, right? We have full bellies, leftovers, and...if we are...

 

 

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