Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate this Festival of Light This week celebrates the Festival of Light. Diwali (or Deepavali, the “festival of lights”) is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated  every year around late October / early November.  One of the largest and brightest festivals in India, spiritually it signifies the victory of good over evil.  Our … More Happy Diwali

Depression Glass

  Now that I’ve started intentorying (does such a word exist?)  our stuff, I find myself immersed in all sorts of highways and byways of the net. I’m doing background research. I have a couple of items that I think are genuine Depression Glass. This green set – cup, goblet and tray belonged to a … More Depression Glass

Memory Lane

  I’ve been  tripping around our home today revisiting history. It occurred to me that we have a lot of stories accumulated in objects around that house that are stored only in our hearts and minds. They are tales worth recording. For times to come when we can no longer share an oral history. So … More Memory Lane

I scored

I scored today. A HUGE boxful of assorted wool. Textured, normal, cotton, bobbly, fuzzy, mohairy…. I now have a serious dilemma. What to do with it all? Do I make more  kritters? Not the same of course. They never are. Even I don’t know what will emerge until it’s nearly finished.  More baby stuff?  More … More I scored

Echoes of Boy Time

We had a surprise visitor earlier this week. He arrived with this Kit Kat in hand. See how pretty it is with the dried rose, hibiscus and raspberries dotted all over it. It tastes pretty awesome too! Who was our surprise visitor?  Our oldest son. He walked in the door on Sunday night for a … More Echoes of Boy Time