Category Archives: Holidays

We Gather Together

With the Thanksgiving holidays right around the corner, I’ll be taking a short break from blogging. We will be spending time with children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as visiting with my older sister. The holidays will entail a little

We Gather Together

With the Thanksgiving holidays right around the corner, I’ll be taking a short break from blogging. We will be spending time with children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, as well as visiting with my older sister. The holidays will entail a little

Travels with Woof-Woof

In 1960, author John Steinbeck set off with his dog, Charley, on a 10,000 mile jaunt around America. Two years later, his account was published as Travels with Charley. Our recent trip to Tennessee covered far fewer miles, but we,

Travels with Woof-Woof

In 1960, author John Steinbeck set off with his dog, Charley, on a 10,000 mile jaunt around America. Two years later, his account was published as Travels with Charley. Our recent trip to Tennessee covered far fewer miles, but we,

All the NEWS that’s Fit to PRINT

I recently purchased a 14″ x 17″ newsprint pad, and I’ve been having so much fun with it! I bought it to use as practice paper for both my sumi-e lessons and for learning more about color theory. It wasn’t

All the NEWS that’s Fit to PRINT

I recently purchased a 14″ x 17″ newsprint pad, and I’ve been having so much fun with it! I bought it to use as practice paper for both my sumi-e lessons and for learning more about color theory. It wasn’t

A Craft That Worked — Almost!

Those of you who’ve followed this blog for a while already know that while I might talk about craft projects and even get excited about them, the plain and simple truth is that I’m not a crafty sort of person, and

A Craft That Worked — Almost!

Those of you who’ve followed this blog for a while already know that while I might talk about craft projects and even get excited about them, the plain and simple truth is that I’m not a crafty sort of person, and

Vintage Art for Autumn

Today our season changes from summer to autumn. It’s my favorite time of the year. It’s also the time of year when I always make at least one visit to The Graphics Fairy in search of freebies. Although the site has a

Vintage Art for Autumn

Today our season changes from summer to autumn. It’s my favorite time of the year. It’s also the time of year when I always make at least one visit to The Graphics Fairy in search of freebies. Although the site has a

Getting Excited

It’s that time of the year! Autumn is so close I can almost feel it. For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the equinox ushers in the start of the season next Monday. I am more than ready! But

Getting Excited

It’s that time of the year! Autumn is so close I can almost feel it. For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the equinox ushers in the start of the season next Monday. I am more than ready! But

Birding at Four Rivers

Along with berry-hunting on the hiking trails, my husband and I also did a bit of birding over the Labor Day weekend. We didn’t start off with the intention of bird-watching. Our trip to the Four Rivers Conservation Area was going

Birding at Four Rivers

Along with berry-hunting on the hiking trails, my husband and I also did a bit of birding over the Labor Day weekend. We didn’t start off with the intention of bird-watching. Our trip to the Four Rivers Conservation Area was going