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Gift #1140: Autumn Finery

We were blessed with a late fall that lingered with golden beauty until last Saturday, when a freeze and winds dropped 90% of the leaves overnight.  I’m still bitter about it.  I want to rewind and do October over.  And … Continue reading

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Gift #1139: Thinning of the Veil

This past weekend my mother and I attended “Music of the Night” at the Gothic Chapel of the downtown cemetery.  It is a long tradition that now spans a full decade of attendance.  It’s hard to believe it’s been that … Continue reading

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Gift #1138: Inspired by Nature Retreat

This October has flown by and it has been full of wonderful experiences which I’m hoping to share with you over the weeks ahead.  During the second weekend of the month, I was able to attend the Inspired by Nature … Continue reading

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Gift #1137: Art Elements Sept. Challenge

The end of the month means wrapping up lots of monthly challenges.  In addition to Art Bead Scene, I also participated in Art Elements monthly challenge because the theme was fairies!  The challenge is open to all art mediums and … Continue reading

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Gift #1136: September Art Bead Scene Challenge

It’s coming along fall in my neck of the woods now – my favorite season.  The weather has cooled down to the 60s-70s and it’s glorious.  Trees are showing glowing patches of color at random intervals in the landscape.  I … Continue reading

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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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