A few weeks ago, my sisters, my daughter and I had our second annual celebration at Hurd Orchards. We had a really delicious lunch, made on site from fruits any veggies grown on the farm, with everything from salad to mini muffins, applesauce to quiche, finished with a wonderful cheesecake.
Each of the tables had a [...]
Like many dog owners, when I leave the house I leave my little dog with a filled kong toy to entertain him for a while. In fact, we have this game where I tie it in a bandana and hide it before I leave so he has to go search for it.
I have [...]
This is the last batch of scarves woven before my show this weekend.
These scarves are made from handpainted Tencel rayon in a color blend called Pond. The top scarf has the same variegated weft and warp, and I wove it in a tabby weave.
For the next two scarves I used a solid dark green weft [...]
I know it’s only August, but out here in the sticks our evenings are already getting chilly. Fall is in the air at night, and sometimes even during the day. So I figured it was time to weave some more shawls. Since summer will last another month, I didn’t want to make anything too heavy or [...]
For reasons that are beyond me, it’s apparently daddy long legs season here in the sticks. Suddenly they’re everywhere.
Although I don’t really like them, I don’t hate them. I just don’t want to have to deal with them every time I turn around.
This is what I’m used to seeing. A tiny body and [...]