Tag Archives: winter

Gift #1120: February Art Bead Scene Challenge

In a brief, brilliant display of “getting my act together” I’ve managed to create my jewelry for this month’s challenge before the very end of the month.  Mark this down because I can pretty much guarantee it will be a … Continue reading

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Gift #1116: January Thoughts

Hello everyone!  It hasn’t been a stellar start to the new year in terms of blogging.  I had visions of suddenly being more energetic, having brilliant things to say, and blogging every day.  Instead I’ve been sick, stressed, utterly exhausted, … Continue reading

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Gift #1074: Waiting

Well I’ve been a bit out of the blogging loop for a bit.  I guess it’s a case of writer’s block and being tired.  Half-formed ideas float around in my head – lots of them – but I’ve not been successful … Continue reading

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Gift #1073: Hellebores Blooming

Happy March Everyone!  I’m delighted we’ve reached this milestone.  Usually January and February are very difficult months to get through.  However, this year the time has been passing so quickly it’s hard to believe the winter months are behind us.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1072: Winter by the Lake

This weekend I went on a winter retreat to my favorite state park – Spring Mill.  My parents and I go down a couple of times a year to rest and remove from work and the rigors of daily living.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1068: Transitions

At the art museum we had the opportunity and the fine weather to walk outside and enjoy what will soon be gardens in riots of color.  They are still subdued now, but ferns are greening up and trees are fattening their … Continue reading

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Gift #1066: Emerging

My beloved hellebores are have been busy putting out new growth during the past weeks.  I went to visit them a few days ago and was delighted to see many tiny buds peeking out from the leaves and brand new … Continue reading

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Gift #1064: Dreaming of summer flowers

We had a UFO sighting in our part of the world yesterday.  It was quite exciting, since that’s obviously not something that happens every day.  It was this weird blob at the horizon when I was driving to work, and … Continue reading

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Gift #1059: A Collection of Random Thoughts

Hello everyone!  I hope you had a good week.  I thought I’d check in on the eve of the weekend seeing as how I’ve been quiet all week.   It’s been a good week, but I’m tired and still don’t have … Continue reading

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Gift #1047: First Snowfall

This past week has been full of preparations for the Christmas trip and on Tuesday morning, my mom and I had planned to run a few errands on the north end of town and visit the mall there to see … Continue reading

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