Bottlebrush Forest

Just a quick post to let you know I am indeed alive and well.... I will be back soon with tales of what's been going on. Nothing terribly exciting really, unless you count purging a closet for the first time in about 15 years and stuff like that. But I do have a few tidbits … Continue reading Bottlebrush Forest

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New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017

I know a lot of you don't much care for winter, but in my dotage, I've come to have quite an appreciation of the opportunity it gives to go inwards. It also gives me the chance to catch up on stuff that I don't seem to have time for the rest of the year. And … Continue reading New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017

Christmas!

And, so, Christmas comes to bless us! Comes to teach us how to find The joy of giving happiness And the joy of being kind. ~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham, "There Will Always Be a Christmas" (1940s) This is my main tree this year. I finally got it finished a day or two ago.  So many memories … Continue reading Christmas!

Stuck in a Time Warp

A Christmas time warp.  Here it is, January 29th, and I have to confess to you that I have not taken down one lick of my Christmas decorations yet.  In my defense, I didn't finish getting the house decorated until the night of December 23rd.  What about you? I'm not quite tired of them yet but … Continue reading Stuck in a Time Warp

Off to the Big Apple

I'm coming up for air briefly to check in since it's been a while. I'm still toiling away in Santa's Workshop, Southern Branch, making goodies though I have found it darn near impossible to keep up with demand this season.  In fact, at the moment, I do not have any available wreaths for purchase. You … Continue reading Off to the Big Apple