Author Archives: Stefan

Floral Dance

Floral, and dancing. Dancing at Patrizia’s wedding on Saturday, wow! Have you ever been to a Latin wedding? so much fun, we danced our feet off, glorious rhythms and everyone dancing together. With my brilliant iPhone skills I videoed the … Continue reading

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‘Er Indoors

So often I don’t want to go out, perfectly content pottering about with my music and knitting, just thinking. Internet too of course. Musing on Mother Julian of Norwich, though there is hardly a comparison. She could participate in the … Continue reading

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Best cure for pettiness= gardening. So, after a miserable contemplation of broken fridge, steaming car and general falling apart, I went outside with string and scissors and finally tied up all my lovely new vines so they will grow up … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning

This is the perfect way to spend Saturday morning – coffee, Fauré’s Requiem, and seven more green leaves and stems to go on the little jacket I am embroidering for Mila. I knitted it in summer, and want to finish … Continue reading

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San Francisco Christmas Market

I’m really excited to say that this coming Saturday I will be bright and early (gulp!) at the Heath Ceramics factory on 18th Street, fortified by Blue Bottle coffee and meeting my friends from the making world on this beautiful … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart American Made Awards

I’m in there with 2,000 other “nominees”. Closing date is Aug. 25, so I just made it. Here’s my link: Voting starts Sept 7 – here’s what they say: After the nomination deadline on August 25, our judges will review … Continue reading

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I’ve wanted to move away from Blogger all this year. Today we took the plunge. Our first day. Good. Compare the size of the Spartina Spraying photo with the Sistine Floor photos. Both the same size – however Blogger made … Continue reading

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