Advent is moving swiftly! We put the tree up yesterday and will finish decorating the house today. Jacob, Elizabeth’s fiancé, is coming for the weekend and I’m going to try to get a group picture of all nine (including AJ, Eleanor’s fiancé) tomorrow. Rain and perhaps thunderstorms are moving in by midday but it gave … Continue reading Advent Updates
Growing things I’ve never had a rose bush before. I discovered that there was a small, barely alive one mostly hidden by the front shrubs and I decided to see if it could be coaxed back to health. I aerated the soil and added some rose fertilizer but as the weeks went by nothing really … Continue reading Wednesday Collage
Beautiful and he knows it.Sub-deacon IndianaWe are not amused.Helping make masks.Your move. That last one is my favorite.
Indiana and mutual comfort
My heart is heavy and I couldn’t get past it to write any blog posts. Just now I decided to face up to it and just post and get it over with. Friday we lost Smokey. He was hit by a car. I found out through a neighborhood post about a grey and white cat … Continue reading The past week
Duchess finished her apron yesterday! I finished a bonnet and pair of booties for my friend's grandbaby. I went with pink because I wound up not having enough cream.
Today: Pascha groceries Make chocolate Pascha cheese (Duchess) Alter a skirt Repair brooch Repair cross/chain Replace car tire (sigh...) Make bows for little girls Clean out fridge 12 Passion Gospels tonight
The dress Take 2 is done and I'm wearing it now, but haven't really taken photos in it yet. You can still see her baby face here: Moppet gave Indy a lecture the other morning. "Don't scratch people. That's bad. If you don't scratch them, then they'll like you. Don't bite. That's bad. If you're … Continue reading Bits and pieces