September is the coziest month for me. There's something about the start of a fresh, new academic year that gets me super excited (I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address - one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite movies, You've Got Mail).... Continue Reading →
Happy Wednesday, friends. Wednesdays are for catching up with Kat at As Kat Knits and sharing my weekly reading and knitting projects. This week I'm sharing three finished books and some exciting knitting progress. Finished Reading This Week: Birds of a Feather is the second Maisie Dobbs book. Maisie is hired to find the missing... Continue Reading →
Today I'm joining Honoré at Morning Glory Studio with her One Little Word link up. We gather on the last Tuesday of each month to share a few thoughts about our word of the year. My 2020 word is Present and here are a few links to catch you up on my progress so far:... Continue Reading →
Can I take a minute to just focus on the fact that we've finished the 34th week of the year? How? When? Where did it all go? And that's one of the things that I love about blogging -- I might think that I've done nothing, but I know better.Thanks to my habit tracker, currently... Continue Reading →
(the banner picture is not mine, but it felt too perfect to pass up!) Last Thursday, we spent some time at a local pond and walked on a very short trail through the woods. The next morning, I read the following poem in This Day: Collected and New Sabbath Poems: 1980, Poem IV The frog... Continue Reading →
One of my 2020 goals has been to take more pictures and use them in my blog instead of free stock photos. On Fridays I upload pictures from the week and share some of our highlights. This week? Lots of dirt.
Wednesdays are my favorite blogging days because I get to link up with Kat at As Kat Knits, where a fantastic group of bloggers share their stitching and reading projects for the week! This week I'm sharing two finished books, a finished Summer Bingo Card, and my progress on my Spark cardigan. Finished Reading This... Continue Reading →
Happy Monday, fellow notebook fiends. I hope you had a lovely weekend. Mine was cloudy and cool - a wonderful preview of fall! On Monday mornings I like to take a few minutes to reflect back on the week that just ended. I use my Hobonichi Weeks to track my daily/weekly tasks, the habits I'm... Continue Reading →
Last Sunday I shared a poem from Wendell Berry's poetry collection, This Day: Collected and New Sabbath Poems and I'm back today with another one. From 1979, poem XII: To long for what eternity fulfillsIs to forsake the light one has, or willsTo have, and go into the dark, to waitWhat light may come -... Continue Reading →
I like to share pictures from the week on Fridays. One of my 2020 goals was to take more pictures and use them in my blog -- these cozy Friday posts help keep me accountable! I don't have very many pictures this week because it's been wicked hot and we've stayed tucked under the air conditioner as much as possible, but I have pictures of my two youngest and the first few minutes of a monarch butterfly's life!