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November Treachery

This is the treacherous month when autumn days With summer’s voice come bearing summer’s gifts. Beguiled, the pale down-trodden aster lifts Her head and blooms again. The soft, warm haze Makes moist once more the sere and dusty ways, And, creeping through where dead leaves lie in drifts, The violet […]

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Currently

Reading: Flowers for Algernon Making: a Knit Hat Learning: how to paint patterns Listening: to whatever Kieran chooses on Deezer Thinking: January can’t really be almost over already Feeling: tired Planning: a weekend of painting the house Eating: leek and potato tarte tatin Wanting: to get serious about yoga and […]

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Seen on the Way Home

My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So moments like this when I can just pause, and enjoy beauty are […]

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August, September and October

Life has been crazy around here. I’ve been busy working on my business, mainly the printables download shop, as the printable membership site. But in other more personal news, here’s what’s been happening. We bought a house! This has been the overwhelming thing in our lives right now. We’re doing […]

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Summer So Far + A Blog Break

Three weeks into my son’s official summer vacation, and here’s what we’ve been up to. Some painting: that’s actually I painting I made for him, and he helped finished off the last few bits. Thrifting, of course. Spending time with friends, eating all the things Checking out the Tour de […]

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Let’s Get Caught Up Shall We?

Hello friends, How have you been? I feel like it’s been a while since I shared real life stuff with you! Here’s some of what’s been going on around here lately. We managed to get in some sledding even given our super warm winter. You can see there wasn’t much […]

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There’s a First Time for Everything

 We took Kieran ice-skating for the first time yesterday, and it prompted this memory of my first experience 10 years ago. This post first appeared on Callaloo Soup in 2006. And last night was the first time I went ice skating. Since we’re broke, we planned to have a low […]

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