Thai Tofu Spread

In my kitchen I have a wooden shelf unit, painted orange, which my dad made for me.  I use it to hold my cookbooks.  All three of the shelves are full of beautiful and interesting cookbooks, close at hand whenever I need to look up […]

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Our Handiwork

For the past few months, Ray and I have been busily working on projects.   I have collected a variety of cotton printed fabric which I have been doing nothing creative or unique with, simply folding and sewing square after square into cloth napkins.  Ray […]

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Sun-Dappled

This afternoon  I walked all over town, taking in the sweet salty air, the breezes and the abundant warm sun.  I absorbed as much of the day as I could, but didn’t feel inspired to capture it until I got home and found the light […]

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A Taste of Summer

Its been such a busy spring and now summer is almost here.  Although we’ve had a fair amount of rain and cool weather, I have been working in the garden, doing a lot of wedding sewing, finishing up my permaculture design course, and getting the […]

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Stop and Smell

The Lilacs! Oh, the lilacs! The blossoming bushes’ perfume is filling the air these days. Hints of the sweet smell waft and trail on the wind. It is a beckoning scent, teasing and suggesting that I stop what I am doing and run outside to […]

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I am taking a permaculture class this month and we have been looking at patterns in nature. Regular, irregular, spiraling, repeating and scattered, once I start looking I see them everywhere. Save

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Signs of Life

A few weeks ago I planted the first seeds of the year. The miracle of something so small, hard and shriveled awakening from the dark, cool soil has begun. For now the little sprouts are so precious, worth a picture, even. They will grow and […]

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Something fresh and clean.

Finally, spring is really here. Sunny days, little buds on the trees, and a good soaking rain that will brighten the green and help the little peas that I planted this weekend to sprout and grow. It was time for something fresh and clean in […]

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Dreaming of Bountiful Gardens

It is a chilly April day here in Maine. After a couple days of April showers, any hints of sun are welcome and in contrast to the the gray of the sky, the grass is becoming bright green. Although its still early for planting, its […]

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Dessert for a Friend

Its a curious thing, how so much time and space can come between friends, but, when reunited, its as though there had been no distance at all. My friend Jamie was visiting last week from Thailand, which has been her home for the past year. […]

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