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Gift #1135: August Art Bead Scene

Well we’ve made it to Sept 1st.  At this point, I consider it officially fall.  I’m ready to be surrounded by pumpkins and fall leaves, cuddled in sweaters and knitted shawls, and ready for long crisp walks in the woods.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1134: Summer Days

Hello everyone.  I’ve been wanting to write a blog post for several days, but I have no idea what to write about.  Usually I have some topic in mind, or if not, then a set of pictures kindly presents itself … Continue reading

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Gift #1133: Insects and Flowers

Insects and flowers go together so brilliantly – like ice cream and waffle cones, or like bare feet and grass,  or watermelon and picnics.  They are such happy little summer vignettes.  Just the thought of happy little insects buzzing from … Continue reading

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Gift #1132: Diary of a Shawl

My first memories of existence were of excited whispers about what a beautiful shawl I would grow up to be.  My knitter would caress me when I was just skeins of yarn and tell me about how I was destined … Continue reading

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Gift #1131: Lessons among Ruins

I had no idea that my last blog post was way back in May!  Time just seems to fly.  I spent most of June in my beloved home of Colorado.  I went out for a week for a conference for … Continue reading

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Gift #1130: May Art Bead Scene Challenge

And here we are at the ending of another month.  Though it was late, Spring was rather fleeting ( a week or two) and we suddenly found ourselves in summer this month.  May was filled with a flurry of flower … Continue reading

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Gift #1129: Wildflowers

There are few things in this world more enchanting to me than woodland wildflowers.  Ok, maybe pumpkins and moss…. it’s a toss-up with those three.  But wildflowers are right up on the top of the list, especially right now when … Continue reading

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Gift #1128: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

I hope you’ve all been having a good April.  Spring finally has come to my neck of the woods.  We’re in my favorite phase of spring – in which the trees flower.  The magnolia trees are at their peak and … Continue reading

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Gift #1127: Of Flowers and Feet

Earlier this year I posted about how difficult winter was for me and my plan to spur spring into action by knitting socks… floral inspired socks, no less.  I figured if I could make spring fall from my knitting needles, … Continue reading

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Gift #1126: Happy Easter 2018

Happy Easter everyone and welcome to April.  It’s snowing right now…. I won’t spend time discoursing about how that seems antithetical to Easter, that’s just how it goes.  But one of the wonderful aspects of Easter is that it is … Continue reading

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