Musing

Hello Again! Happy Michaelmas Season!

photo of red

Many years ago - many, my family persuaded this shy, nearly friendless teen to enter the Junior Miss Pageant. Since I was not particularly talented, I decided I would speak. And what I shared with that huge, invisible audience hiding in the darkened auditorium were words from Confuscious:

"It is better to light one small candle, than to curse the darkness."

Link Love: 5 Posts that inspired me to try something new!

Macie Alice Doll - knitted using pattern designed by Arne and Carlos

When I noticed that Diane and Tammy had begun their "Link Love" series again with "Five Posts That Inspired Me to Try Something New", I knew immediately I would be participating! Because, you see, I have been in a very different "bloggy place" of late and this theme fit "that place" quite nicely!

Tomte! Be My Valentine!

Tomte!  Be My Valentine!

I am soooooooooo in love with my new Alan Dart Tomte! Just finished him a couple days ago. AND I am totally in "crafty love" with BARC Wood Veneer Paper - which is what I used to make the sweet little prototype Valentine Danish Heart Basket he is holding.

Celebrating Winter Holidays - January Through Early Spring - What's In It For Me?

Knitted and Crocheted Christmas Balls

This post is for those of you (especially those who have "found" this blog recently) who are curious about what has compelled me to "adopt" and celebrate so many winter holidays! Especially holidays not celebrated by most citizens of my own country! In a word the answer is - WINTER!

Five Years Blogging Anniversary Celebration Begins!

Green Chile turning red.

Five Years Blogging Anniversary! In blogging years that is a milestone! And cause for celebration!

Officially November 1 is my fifth blogiversary. But I am starting the celebrating a couple days early this year - beginning with little celebrations of two of my favorite childhood memories.

I am gathering and roasting beautiful red chiles and…

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