We are greeted by a thick bank of lake fog every morning, lately. Some times we can’t even see the far side of the lake, it’s so thick. The air is chilly and everything is dripping with dew. By noon, though, the sun has burned off the last wisps and the air is clear and… Continue reading Stolen Summer Kisses in my October Garden
Warning: my beautiful pictures have posted upside down again. I do not understand. sorry for the discombobulation…I hope you will enjoy the post anyway. The early morning air is cool when I step outside and stand for a moment on the front porch. I’m savouring the start of the day, before heat drives me inside… Continue reading Gardening in a Sundress: Retired in the Shuswap
I finally finished the top (flimsy) of the garden quilt! It’s the bow-tie pattern with hand-appliqued hexie rosettes. It is now sandwiched, basted and in the frame – ready to be quilted. And here is another Because You Matter quilt. This little double Irish chain will go to a child through the RCMP Victim’s Services… Continue reading In the Frame and a Finish
It’s too hot to sew. It’s too hot to dig in the garden. It’s too hot to go for a walk. How about a garden tour? That will cool us off! I know some of my Whitehorse friends have been dying to see what I’m growing down here. My new yard here in the Shuswap… Continue reading Garden Tour
This flowering tree is in my neighbour’s yard. I don’t know what it is, but it doesn’t grow in the Yukon. Being a Northern gal, I don’t recognize most of the trees & flowers here! It sure is pretty!
Hello and Happy New Year! Have you ever chosen a word just one single word to guide you through the year? For the last couple of years I’ve held the word balance close to my heart. It was the word that helped me to navigate a very busy life: teaching up to 5 dance classes… Continue reading Cheers for a Playful 2014!