a craft before bed

  Sometimes it’s best to make a little something before your head hits the pillow.   I can’t be the only one with a drawer filled with sticks and stones from days long past spent on the beach.    Throw in some felt scraps, a glue gun and bakers’ twine and you have a mighty … Continue reading

weekend in

We had family over to celebrate El’s birthday yesterday.   Today we took it easy.  Stayed inside where it was warm and cozy.  Ate leftovers – quiche, salad, cupcakes and ice cream.  Knit.  Rested.  Watched the snow outside the windows.  Listened to some new tunes and some old tunes.   Laughed. We’re so fortunate.  I … Continue reading


Today you’re 18.  That’s crazy.  I knew exactly what I was going to write for your birthday post a couple of weeks ago.   I was driving you to work (THIS YEAR YOU GOT A JOB!!!!), and this song came on the radio . . . We laughed and laughed, and then laughed on top … Continue reading