The Pretty Purple Finch
Not long ago a visitor pointed out that what I thought was a house finch was really a purple finch. So, of course I had to make a felt purple finch. This is the only one I’ve seen on the farm lately!
Right click on this link and select “Save target as” (on a PC) to save this purple finch pattern to your computer.
Downeast Thunder Farm Boo Kitty
When putting up our Christmas tree last month, Hannah pointed out that we have Ginger, Gidget, and Cinder ornaments, but no Boo. So, Snape (aka Boo) makes it on the … Continue reading
An End of the Year Treat
Hannah and I braved the chilly afternoon with a walk by the river to work off some of the molasses cookies we’ve enjoyed over the holiday. Although there’s little snow … Continue reading
The Rambunctious River Otter
Occasionally I see a river otter frolicking around the river bank. Their tracks in the snow are very curious because of the long, thick tail they drag behind them. It … Continue reading
Gracie the Border Collie
Gracie was a sweet Border Collie rescued by friends some years ago. She enjoyed a loving, happy home in her senior years, but sadly passed away this fall. I designed … Continue reading
It occurs to me that Christmas 2016 is the last of an era in our house. This is likely the last Christmas with Hannah at home full-time and times are … Continue reading
I sit here on a rainy Christmas Eve with my family watching Scrooge wondering where the time has gone. Didn’t I just put away last year’s Christmas decorations? The house … Continue reading