Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ladies of Fortune

Twelve talented ladies descended this lunchtime for Carolyn’s party – even the cat was helping! She just can’t bear to be left out. Every person there was an artist or craftsman, and we enjoyed it so much we have agreed … Continue reading

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Linen and Lavender

Would you guess I have a lot in common with LeAnn of Linen and Lavender? LeAnn has written a beautiful post about our heritage and the linen we both love here: thank you so much!

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Brief posts for a fortnight as my hand is in a splint. However, toujours gai! I am pleased with this happenscape: I had picked some eucalypt, Stefan bought a load of oranges, but what is that mysterious dome in the … Continue reading

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Bridget lives in wine country near Osoyoos in British Columbia, spectacular country, just look at the views from her windows ~ if you can tear your eyes away from her wonderful rooms, high ceilinged and spacious, but with a quirky, … Continue reading

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Word Clouds

Want to make a word cloud? It is very revealing! I spent a happy hour this Martin Luther King morning playing with wordle.I think this one is my favorite but I do like this font. Opinions? However the day is … Continue reading

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The Salad of Life

Posted on January 10, 2012 by Tricia Rose At three o’clock this morning I wrote out a schedule in an attempt to better structure my day. Need hardly say this schedule didn’t include three a.m., heavy irony don’t you think? … Continue reading

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A Curly Spoon

I am amazed at the hidden depths this contest is revealing in my customers. I never knew! They are so talented! Christina Brinkman is an artist who makes exquisite porcelain, and she takes beautiful photographs too. This is her kitchenand … Continue reading

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Talented People!

Don’t you think someone has put something in the water for 2012? Things – enormous, varied, knock-you-sideways things have been happening two a day, and not only to me; other people have reported wonderful break-throughs. In my case, exactly the … Continue reading

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