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Wilted Tulips

Today I couldn’t stop myself from photographing the tulips which had began to fade in a vase I had in the house. It has been thoroughly enjoyable trying to capture the exquisite and delicate veining running through the petals and the forms of the flower heads as they soften and appear as if they are about to fly away. 163 more words


Spring Cleaning At The Sewing Nook

I love it when the sun shines but it does show up the dust ! So out comes the duster for a spot of spring cleaning. 139 more words


Writing Narrow or Writing Broad? Write on the River Notes

Do you write narrow, broad or both?

I’ve been struggling with my work in progress, Chasing the Son, and about 4 in the morning I realized a problem I’m having is I’m writing too narrow and linearly on a story that is actually broad and spread out over place and time. 384 more words

Write It Forward

Victorian Calling Card Variety Cards

Hey peeps! I’ve been a busy girl working away on some all occasion greeting cards….because let’s face it….you just need to have some on hand to be prepared for  anything right? 131 more words

Scrapbook Projects

Assay 1.2 Shakes the Stick of Brilliance

Assay, Karen Babine’s brilliant brainchild, a place to “test and analyze the nonfiction texts we read, to attempt our determinations of their ingredients and quality,” has birthed a second issue, and there is more good material than we can handle in one blog post. 185 more words

Teaching Resources


My big monkey loves drawing. I mean, he LOVES it. He is usually with pen and paper in hand, drawing a collection of ninja weapons, dinosaurs’ skeletons or karate symbols. 341 more words

Easy Project

Hello world!

Hello world! This is my first post so we’ll get started with getting to know me a little bit.  I am a mother of 3 crazy, rambunctious, amazing boys plus one neurotic dog and one mostly sweet cat…oh and there is a pretty awesome husband thrown in the mix as well.   191 more words