Ahh, Saturday! To those of you who are trying to make the big decision about whether or not to retire, the Piper and I beseech you to consider this one little thing-
EVERY DAY IS SATURDAY !
Waking up in the morning is the strangest adjustment to being retired. It takes months to retrain … More
I like getting thoughtful and odd things for Mother’s Day. Perhaps because I am a thoughtful and odd mother. Perhaps I have thoughtful and odd daughters. This year Caryn surprised me with a screech owl house.
It has been pretty durn noisy in the woods lately during the evening. The screech owls, barred … More
Hi there! It has been a spell since I have shared anything new. We have been busy. I have been learning to weave, and the Piper has been learning to spin wool into yarn!
He studied all suggestions online. He tried a friend’s wheel at our spinning and weaving guild. He even got the antique … More
Monday night’s snowstorm resulted in 6-8 inches of very heavy,wet snow. Tuesday morning it was bright and oh so beautiful, and the trees were laden with the thick snow. Then the winds picked up a might. And the power went down-for 47 hours. Two days-not so bad. Two nights-split decision. The first night was fine … More
I was just minding my business one day when I heard a small and enticing voice. Very quiet but very compelling. The Piper’s Uncle had given us an interesting old rug loom and an antique spinning wheel. I loved them on sight.
These rugs here were made by the Piper’s Aunt Dot who is married … More