Archive for September, 2011

tracing table

22Sep11

We had a set-up like this when I was growing up.  I think because my dad was a geography teacher and had to make maps for his students.  As a kid, I used to spend evenings tracing princess dresses out of picture books.  Nerdy? I have to do a lot of tracing for my pattern […]


They aren’t really babies anymore.   W has started full-day Kindergarten. We have entered a whole new phase of familyhood.  I love it.  Really, I panicked last year, but have managed to arrange my time so that I am moving forward with my own thing, but am still able to devote myself to my loves. […]


Carrots, chard, french onions, spaghetti squash…  plus a few other things.  Yes, I planted vegetables, then rented out the house for two months.  Our renters watered. How nice is that?! We have been living outside (ignoring the unpacking to do inside!), enjoying the flowers, climbing trees, running in the sprinkler and embracing the heat.  It’s good […]