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.
Our Mini Mainecation
In an effort to salvage a tiny bit of summer before school begins next week, we took a couple of days and went to Portland. We wandered downtown and enjoyed … Continue reading
Fields of Gold
The fading purples of fireweed give way to cheerful fields of goldenrod. In the meadows, along the roads, and in my door yard, the tall spires of yellow signify … Continue reading
The Power of Chicken Poo
We abandoned use of the Girls’ chicken run this year after a portion rusted out and we found a raccoon visiting. Our plan is to rebuild a smaller run with … Continue reading
A Solitary Tree on a Foggy Day
The past few days here along the coast have been crazy foggy. The floors are wet, drawers are sticking, and it’s impossible to dry clothes without the dryer. At times … Continue reading
Morning Light on the River
The soft quality of the morning light from the bridge overlooking the Chandler River in Jonesboro.
Something About Tiger Lilies
There’s something about old-fashioned tiger lilies that pulls at my heart strings. My first memories of the flower are from about age 8 or so. Near my grandmother’s house, there … Continue reading