Category Archives: handmade

Hippity Hoppity….

 Sometimes a little whim has me chasing rabbits… …or bunny ears…specifically felted bunny ears…. …with wires in them so they can bend!  …and might as well make a hat to stick them in…. …and don't forget to hand sew some vintage … Continue reading

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So many blessings!

 Spring has returned.  The Earth is like a child that knows poems.   ~Rainer Maria Rilke Everyday there is a new plant peeking out of the ground, others stretching to new heights, an explosion of colors all around me….oh, how I … Continue reading

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Online Classes

Sometimes I think about the impact of computers on our lives. Wow. Twenty-something years ago when working in corporate America, in a 75 story building, in the heart of a major city, our floor of maybe 50-60 people received "ONE" … Continue reading

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My dream job{{s}}…

Through the years I've worn a lot of different "work hats"…everything from retail to waitressing to elementary school teacher to corporate business woman to you name it…and I must say I've enjoyed all the varied experiences each had to offer. Some more than others… … Continue reading

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In Mermaid Love…

Isn't she D.A.R.L.I.N.G. ?!!! She swam all the way from Belgium to the U.S.A. I found out she was looking for a new home. Not that she didn't like living in Belgium {Edit: Oops! Dorthe lives in Denmark, not Belgium!} and certainly not because … Continue reading

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Recent finds…a fun giveaway…free images, and what not!

Whew! That's a lot for one title…buy hey, I'm trying to cover a lot of bases in one post. So many fun things going on in the blogosphere (and atmosphere). Here's another little treasure I dragged home from our recent … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

   (my mother taken in the 1940's)  Mother's Day is one of those days that can stir the emotions like no other day…At different times in my life, those emotions varied. During seven+ years of infertility, or following a miscarriage, the day stirred … Continue reading

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