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End of August Gardening Thoughts 27 Aug 2013 | 10:13 pm

I wonder what they thought in San Francisco when they searched my suitcase and found a bird house... ...and five, yep five watering cans. Do you have a better idea now why I dreaded packing up? Lon...

Rain! 26 Aug 2013 | 10:08 pm

Coming from the verdant green of England, I was taken aback by the dry taupe landscape of my Oregon home.  We've been without any measurable precipitation since the end of June. The fire danger is ext...

Deer Me 25 Aug 2013 | 10:13 pm

Saturday morning I had a group of four 'helping' me as I set out the bird food. There's one large two, and two smaller... ...and a fawn. The largest one snorted and stomped a bit - letting me know ...

The Hummingbirds Have Voted 25 Aug 2013 | 11:59 am

The hummingbirds have voted, and the winner is: Black and Blue Salvia (Salvia guaranitica). This plant is easily 4' wide and 5' tall.  It is a monster in the flowerbed. Yesterday morning I counted ...

Dahlia Time 24 Aug 2013 | 05:38 am

It's possible to accomplish quite a bit of stitching on a long plane ride! I made a very nice start on Citrouille's Designs "Spring Time". I came home to Autumn Time. That means my sister's Dahli.....

Home Again Home Again... 23 Aug 2013 | 12:28 pm

I kitted this up to just before leaving London.  I thought using just one color of thread would make this a great stitch to work on during the plane ride home. Speaking of home... This morning I wen...

Endings and Beginnings 22 Aug 2013 | 07:15 am

Design - "Spot" Designer - Mosey 'n Me Fabric - 32 count ice Blue Belfast linen Fibers - Anchor - 2 strands over 2 threads Started - 8 August 2013 Completed -  12 August 2013 I do have something...

Plan B 21 Aug 2013 | 04:50 am

If bad thing come in 3's then I don't want to know what still awaits... It all began yesterday evening when in my rush to clean the apartment, my camera slipped off my wrist as I dumped the garbage d...

It's A Zoo Around Here! 20 Aug 2013 | 02:02 am

I've managed a bit on this Homespun Elegance beeskep.  Probably no more stitching now until after I return home I did manage to finish a post on my visit to Lavenham.  You can take a look here if you...

The Long Goodbye 19 Aug 2013 | 04:03 pm

Our time in London has almost ended. We decided to spend Sunday morning on a London Walk exploring Hampstead.  As the Northern line was closed between Bank and Hampstead that made getting there a b.....

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