Tag Archives: summer

Gift #950: A Taste of Summer

The stamping magazine that I submit my cards to operates 6 months ahead of reality.  That’s pretty normal for the publishing world, or any kind of designing really – you need to start prepping for a season well in advance.  … Continue reading

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Gift #891: September with Marjolein Bastin

We know that in September we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage.  We will welcome summer’s ghost.”  – Henry Rollins I love this quote – it beautifully captures the essence of September.  Whisps of summer entwine with … Continue reading

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Gift #871: August

Can anyone tell me where July went?  I’m a little confused as to why my calendar says August.  Last time I checked, it was early July.. and I’m pretty sure that was just a week or so ago.  What happens … Continue reading

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Gift #870: Dreaming of Goats

Summer here means it’s fair time.  We just finished up with my county’s fair last week and our state fair is going to start up in a few days.  And fairs mean one main thing to me ….. goats! For … Continue reading

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Gift #861: Bonnie Brae ice cream

A hot and steamy day like today has me daydreaming about neighborhood ice cream parlors.  My favorite place in Denver for ice cream is Bonnie Brae.  It’s a quintessential neighborhood stop, with families walking there from their homes with their … Continue reading

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GIft #840: Summer Flowers and Fruit

Well I don’t know what happened to the week.  It was a long, busy week at work and the days seemed to blur in a mess of wake up, work, run errands, collapse in a heap, go to bed, repeat … Continue reading

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Gift #837: Fiber Festival and Lunch

This year I had the opportunity to visit Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival for the first time.  Because this weekend was busy with family commitments, I took a day of vacation on Friday and my mom and I headed south to … Continue reading

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Gift #699: Summer Farewell

We’re enjoying what will probably be the last warm caress of summer this week.  September is a lovely month when two seasons meet – we enjoy the warmth of summer and the emerging bounty and color of autumn.  I found … Continue reading

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Gift #692: Summer berries

I snapped these pictures during a recent neighborhood stroll.  Berries are such a cheery way to transition between the seasons.  I love how some berries stand in stark contrast to the glossy green leaves of the trees. While some simply … Continue reading

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Gift #688: Garden visitor

Last week when I was uncovering the outside table for some dinner alfresco, I found this tiny visitor! He was just about 1/2″ long and as cute as can be.  And he kept me company during dinner, which is more … Continue reading

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