Ok, this post is a little all over the place, so bear with me… We’ve been back and forth to Ottawa for my cousin’s wedding and some much-appreciated family time, and with that comes all the requisite kid-crashed-in-all-sorts-of-places photos. What with that trip, a brief overnight trip to Victoria, and Bean finally learning how to… Continue reading Fat Souls and All the Projects
Some quick explanations of photos – the seeds we planted in our garden are actually coming up (and didn’t rot in the rain thank goodness) and I am excited for our first rhubarb harvest; baby Bird is wearing a sweater set that was mine as a baby; making dandelion apple bitters from the Taproot… Continue reading Existential Crafting
As I’ve been reading Anne of Green Gables, I have been thinking a lot about clothing, our modern fashion industry, and the industry of by-gone eras. I’ve noticed several references to Marilla sewing Anne’s dresses, and, of course, the famous “puffed sleeves” dress sewn by Rachel Lynde. (For those more familiar with the mini-series, where… Continue reading Clothing and Questions
This week has been full of projects. I realized on Thursday that I’d been waiting for the weekend so Christopher could do a few projects for me – hanging pictures, mostly, and changing a doorknob – but there was no reason that I couldn’t do them myself. I do know how to use a stud… Continue reading What Next?
Oh man, it’s been so long since I posted anything. It’s definitely been a runabout few weeks, with our camping trip in Oregon, a wedding in Esperanza, multiple trips to Nanaimo to move our stuff up, and Christopher’s five different graduation events in both Victoria and Vancouver. These last few weeks have been a little… Continue reading Living By Moments