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Stories and pictures about our every day life – felt patterns, projects, pets, house and home.

“Owl” Wish You a Merry Christmas Wreath

“Owl” Wish You a Merry Christmas is the theme for this wreath I created for the WHRL’s Christmas Tree Festival and Auction. It started with a bare balsam wreath. I … Continue reading

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Mud Room Makeover

The mudroom makeover started in September with these feedbag recycle bags hanging in the mudroom. They replaced the overflowing plastic buckets that used to take up floor space. The “honey-do” … Continue reading

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Chasing Leaves

What better fun than chasing leaves on a windy autumn day. Leaves tumbling musically along, taking flight and changing directions are a simple delight that brings such joy.

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Solitary Tree Through the Fog

Sunrise on a foggy morning left an eerie light over my solitary tree standing watch over the barrens.

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Blame it On the Moon

Blame it on the moon. That’s what I said when I arrived to work later than planned this morning. When I saw the full moon behind the mist over frosty … Continue reading

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Those Ears!

Hannah and I hoped that Gidget would keep her floppy ears. However, at 14 weeks, it’s pretty obvious that isn’t going to be the case. She’s got this one ear … Continue reading

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Walking with Gidget

Yorkie chasing ducks into the pond

Walking with Gidget is an adventure. We live in the woods at the end of a dead-end road so we let Gidget freely walk with us. She meanders left and … Continue reading

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A Cute Battle of Wills

Gidget the Schnorkie

This is one of my favorite pictures of Gidget. As she was sleeping, I tip-toed over and just as I snapped the pic with my iPhone, her eyes popped open. … Continue reading

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Incredible Edible Milbridge Mobile Veggie Cart

Paul spent the better part of August building this veggie-mobile for Incredible Edible Milbridge (IEM), a project of the Women’s Health Resource Library where I work part-time. Incredible Edible Milbridge … Continue reading

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Gidget at 8 Weeks

Although still a young puppy who sleeps a lot, Gidget has moments where her personality has begun to shine. Here’s a peak at her playful side with belly rubs. And … Continue reading

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Meet Gidget!

Following what seems like the two longest weeks of our lives, Paul and I drove to Augusta to pick up Gidget and bring her home yesterday. As Paul says, “She’s … Continue reading

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Recycling with Recycled Feed Bags

We don’t have recycling pickup at the curb here. Well, we won’t have a curb, but that’s neither here nor there. We hang on to our recyclables until we have … Continue reading

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Dandelion Seeds

I love patterns. I see them everywhere in nature – in the clouds, in the marsh grass, in the boat-shaped petals of a Lupin, in winter’s drifts of snow. And … Continue reading

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The Difference in a Few Weeks

Winter. Spring. Cadillac Mountain across the Mt. Desert Narrows.

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Snow Rolling In

Thursdays are spent at the Women’s Health Resource Library in Milbridge. This is the view of the Narraguagus River from the window this morning. Another round of snow moving in, … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon

crescent moon

A rising crescent moon vying for attention with the setting sun. My iPhone doesn’t do the scene justice.

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Trees in Silhouette

Bare winter trees in silhouette against a setting sun.

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A Cat’s Spot

Have you ever noticed how cats like to sit on a “spot?” These random spots are kitty magnets. The spot may be a newspaper sitting on the floor. A dish … Continue reading

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Shades of Autumn

As October comes to a close, here are a few of my favorite autumn photos from the month.

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Your Most Wished for Bird Pattern: Winner

Update 7/26/14: The winner is Lea Ellis! The next bird pattern will be an indigo bunting! Stay tuned. I’ve never done a giveaway here. My blog started as a chronicle … Continue reading

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