The Workshop is Humming

Has it been raining where you are?  I can't remember so much rain during May but, honestly, as a gardener, I'm not complaining....yet.  I also am loving the cool temps. I'm not someone who adores the hot and humid of Richmond in summer.  It can take its time getting here. I've been feverishly getting ready for … Continue reading The Workshop is Humming

Tiny Conversation

Emma P. Buttercup: So, Mom, when are we getting back to work? Me: Soon, baby girl, soon.  My fingers are itching to make something pretty. Emma P.: Good.  I've missed keeping you company out here.  And I'm hungering for some stray styrofoam peanuts to gnosh on when you're not looking.

Snow Day!

We awoke to a winter wonderland this morning.  The world around us had magically become a beautiful fairyland, reminding me a little of Narnia.As you can see, Emma P Buttercup was enjoying herself. We went for walkies. Here's how the 'hood looked this morning. Cute overload. The other 4-legged member of the household remained nonplussed. And … Continue reading Snow Day!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Five years ago, I met this little girl for the first time.Abandoned. Such a sad, frightened face. She had been picked up as a stray in southwest Virginia.  Luckily, she was taken by a kind soul to a veterinarian who spayed her and generally checked out her health.  Because of the dedication of a network … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned