Monthly Archives: March 2010

The ‘surprising’ season . . .

Is it just me or does Spring seem to arrive much quicker than other seasons?  Some years, Summer might just be a much warmer extension of spring – with more flowers and color and more heat of course.  And, Autumn arrives … Continue reading

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A girly top/skirt ?

Over the weekend (while it was snowing outside) I did a bit of sewing.  And, after 3 years of planning/promising — a t-shirt quilt for Willie Jay was started.  Saturday a lot of t-shirt pressing, cutting, stabilizing and sewing was done  … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to look both ways

As I was leaving for work one morning last week – I looked up and saw this in my rear-view mirror.   I immediately pulled over and took a picture — a picture to remind myself to not be so focused on … Continue reading

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New, Green

It seems like this has happened overnight – green is appearing everywhere —  My King Alfred daffodils will be blooming soon — these are from bulbs purchased at the Farmer’s Market in Portland, Oregon and carried in my hand luggage … Continue reading

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Afternoon coffee break – –

Double-Chocolate Zucchini Bread 2 cups flour   2 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp salt 1-1/2 tsp baking soda 6 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup canola oil 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 tsp vanilla ½ … Continue reading

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I meet with a group of artists every Monday night — women who create with fabric, thread, and sometimes yarn.   Creations like this: A quilt for a ‘birder’ — stitched by my friend (and sister fiber-artist), Nancy for her sister, an avid bird-watcher.   Believe … Continue reading

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Waiting a little longer . . .

As I was updating my ‘header’ this morning – – I browsed through spring pictures over the past few years.  Photos filled with flowers and the colors of the season.  It made me want to rush out and buy lots of bedding plants.  Adding to that is … Continue reading

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