This year’s trip* was maybe the most fun … the place we stayed was perfect for the four of us, the weather was cool and breezy but dry, the food and drink were amazing (as always) and I won the … Continue reading Beaufort 2018 | Part One.
last week’s lake view … those trees are nearly bare now, but wow! Ten on Tuesday is now a monthly thing and I couldn’t be happier today to share my first Ten on the Tenth post about things I’m enjoying this fall. 1. The colors. The trees have put on an amazing show for us this year; it’s nearly over now, but it’s been spectacular. 2. Getting back to knitting wool. I knit a lot of silk, cotton and linen during the warmer months, but my heart belongs to wool. My hands enjoy getting back to it, too. 3. Planning … Continue reading Ten on the Tenth | Enjoying Fall.
I shared a very vague post a few months back about making room for new priorities. After more thought and many difficult conversations, including some hard goodbyes, today marked the end of what I now see as a months-long journey to be home on Thursdays. It started back in May, when I moved my knitting class from Monday nights to Thursdays. The change was good, like I shared in July: Beginning last month, I moved my Monday evening class to Thursday evenings. Thankfully, all my students save one were able to make the change and most were just as happy … Continue reading Making Room.
I hadn’t intended to be away from here on Friday, but the day got away from me almost as soon as it started. First, I finished reading this book. Then I met with a wonderful group of women to talk … Continue reading An Altar in the World.
This week, Carole’s invited us to share ten things we love about our home. Shortly after I picked up the prompt, I read this: …then she’d walk from room to room in a small private ritual* she had, something she … Continue reading Ten on Tuesday | Home.
…I’m going rogue for Ten on Tuesday today. Carole asked us to share our ten favorite TV dads; while I was struggling to come up with even one or two (BJ from M*A*S*H?, Sandy from the O.C.?) from the make-believe … Continue reading My (favorite) Dad.
…porch views (#porchview on Instagram) and park views – it’s time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air! Those front porch planters have been refreshed. I didn’t end up with the “hot” colors I planned – instead I have … Continue reading Fresh Air!
…it’s Valentine’s Day this Saturday. And in that spirit, Carole‘s asked us to share about love. I’ve had fun thinking about this list all day – things that make me smile and warm my heart…hearts (just for fun). ♥ Tuesdays … Continue reading Ten on Tuesday | Hearts (just for fun).
…my well-earned reward for a long to-do list…fully done. Twinkle lights, a glass of wine and knitting. When I walked with Lauren this morning, I didn’t think there was any way I’d get it all done (especially because I – … Continue reading Bring on the Twinkle.
…made its first appearance in 2011 in the family room of our old house (and yikes, I had to really dig to find any reference to it here on the blog!). The tree is just four feet tall so it … Continue reading Watercolor Wednesday | The Bird Tree.