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For years, I’ve been dreaming of a way to offer people a break from daily life, a way to connect with their creativity, to learn new skills, and to gather with others. I know that not everyone has the ability, time, or means to travel […]

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Over and Over

I recently bought a wooden, waldorf-style, calendar for the kids, A little splurge for something beautiful and fun to give them a better sense of how to conceptualize or measure the passage of days and months. For most of my life, I’ve imagined time and […]

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A couple of years ago, when Amos was learning about the names of colors and shapes, I found myself thinking how arbitrary it all was. To me, the names of the colors seem almost inseparable from the color itself but when it is all new, […]

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Flower Dreams

Fall really does creep in. It takes less than a month for summer to bow out, warm days turning more consistently cloudy and cool. Fortunately, autumn presents us with those sparklingly clear days, meant to be enjoyed with little agenda beyond appreciating the greens, blues, […]

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July in the Garden

I started to share a garden update a month or so ago, but it didn’t seem like much had happened. Since then, summer has really kicked in with plenty of hot weather and enough rain to encourage the plants and bring out ALL the mosquitoes. […]

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Amos’s Quilt

As soon as we started dyeing fabric last fall, Amos asked if we could use the fabric to make him a quilt. The last quilt I made him was crib sized, the wonky stars quilt that I stitched together when I was pregnant, over five […]

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Indigo

I didn’t know if it would work. I messed up the recipe, told myself it would be okay, and then doubted. Most of my projects these days, from the garden to baking are done in the midst of helping Amos and Eowyn find rocks or […]

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