Tag Archives: Sewing

Cold, Ice, and Snow

Do I need to say more? The calendar says April 16th, but Mother Nature is still knocking on our door and this wicked six-month winter won’t go away. I’ve done some sewing, but it hasn’t been fun. It’s been ‘fixing.’ … Continue reading

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Fabric Artist

I’ve always enjoyed fabric. My mother was a seamstress by trade, and I can remember she used an old sewing machine while sitting at the kitchen table, and created all of my clothes and school uniforms. I’ve had a sewing … Continue reading

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Over coffee

If we were having coffee, I’d ask how your week was and what’s keeping you busy. ‘Tis the season here to get out the shovels, put the Yaktrax on the boots, and switch the mower for the blower on the … Continue reading

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Garden and Thread

This time of year certainly provides for some good eating. The tomatoes are aplenty and the fresh blueberries are delicious. Our blueberry bushes did not produce this year after a major move and trim, but we went to McKenzie’s Farm, and … Continue reading

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April

April arrived on the calendar. So did 20 degree temperatures and two snowstorms. I’m regretting taking those 25 bags of leaves off the perennial beds because they probably could have used the blanket of warmth this week. No photo of … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

Uninvited guests arrived for the holiday. There were two of them, and they were looking for an endless buffet. I know they are handsome, but the only thing they got served was another dose of Milorganite spread around on the grass to deter a … Continue reading

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It’s Frosty Out There

Sunday morning, Valentine’s Day, we woke up to -11 degrees F with a wind chill of -33. This morning it was  only -11 with no wind. Tomorrow it is going up to 50. If this weather roller coaster is a … Continue reading

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