Felt Cardinal on a Snowy Afternoon
School was called off early and the snow is coming down. It’s a good afternoon to hunker down with a movie and a project. Today I finished a felt cardinal ornament that I’ve been puttering with. She joins the collection with my chickadee and owl family.
I’ve put the pattern online here for you to download and have fun with.
Controlling fireweed in the garden is a never ending battle. I am forever plucking stems of this plant from my garden. This time of year in Maine the fireweed is … Continue reading
A Slow Sunday
After a crazy day yesterday organizing and overseeing small town festival events, the most adventurous thing I did today was pick wild raspberries. I discovered new batches of them in … Continue reading
Yesterday’s drive-by of the osprey nest in Whiting showed the proud parents standing watch over at least one baby. The sun was too high in the sky and my lens … Continue reading
Garden Beauty and Challenges
A burst of consistent 70s during the day the past few days has helped to nudge my garden along. Beauty is taking hold in the garden – at the same … Continue reading
Greenhouse Tomatoes and Cukes
Today is the beginning of an experiment in the new greenhouse. Inspired by a photo on Pinterest, I started cucumber seeds in hanging pots. These are suspended from a shower … Continue reading
It strikes me that these violets in bloom by my kitchen sink look like little purple satellite dishes.