Archive for June, 2009

It’s been hot.

Two short days after agreeing that our window air conditioning units would not be necessary this year, we witnessed the folly of such a ridiculous thought.  It was hot.  For days and days.  Or more importantly, it seems, it was humid.  So humid that our furniture, a classy blend of college chic futon and grown up, we-have-a-baby-now plush, revealed the
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The currency of this house

Small clutches of treasure make up the landscape of our home.  Our windowsills are dotted with child-size mittfulls of amber colored polished stones.  Pants pockets are lined with an assortment of pebbles, stray buttons, a few coins, some dice.   Random vessels are strewn about, housing these priceless treasures.  Wallets or jars or envelopes are stuffed with the same as
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Sewing.

I had a brief flash of sewing deja vu last weekend.  Like that glorious period of prolific creative production that blazed through the greater part of my pregnancy, I sat in front of my sewing machine and whipped out a stack of new things.  Or rather, I sat in front of my new serger and masterfully turned knit shirts and
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Showers, indeed.

Drip, drip, drop.  All night, all day. “Quite enough, thank you,” murmur the cedars. “Wheeeeeeeeee!” squeal the daylilies. Laden, so heavily, the roses still manage to waft their fragrance, albeit within a much smaller radius. Cozy and dry, nestled in a sturdy bed of clothespins, Wren Momma sings her lullaby to Wren Babies.  Until the Giant approaches, again, that Nosy
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Showers likely.

These five green acres have been a flurry of activity lately.  Sewing, sowing, serging, printing…baby giggling, pebble collecting, sandbox playing, rummage sale-ing…flock decimation, flock defending, reality checking.  Details to come, I assure you. To begin:  printing. I was reminded of my desire to try my hand at block printing by the luscious printing at Maya*Made.  Go ahead and check it
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