Fabric Paper Thread

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Country:Canada

Creativity in living. Looking at my world from different perspectives. Sewing, gardening, cooking, crafting.



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Canada Day 2018

on Jul 1, 2018 in: Canada

Canada is 151 years old! That might be young for a country, but this afternoon we, along with many others, visited Fort Rodd Hill, a National Historic Site. Constructed in the 19th century, it has never fired a weapon against an enemy. One can tour b...

Five on Friday

on Jun 29, 2018 in: flowers, garden

Yesterday, in the morning, I started slow and didn't really speed up all day. The first day of summer break should be like that, don't you think? In the evening, Tim and I picked some more blueberries. The bushes are loaded this year. I'm keepin...

A Bit of Yellow

on Jun 24, 2018 in: flowers, garden

"How wonderful the colour yellow is. It stands for the sun."Vincent Van GoghI would never choose yellow as one of my favourite colours. However, I've been admiring it lately. Feverfew, seen above, seeds itself wantonly in my garden, and I let it grow...

Summer came in with a rush over the past several days. Clear skies and heat! The poppies are nearing their first flush of blooms and what a run they've had. Bloom after bloom. I think I love the seed pods almost as much as the flowers themselves. I p...

First, a caveat: This is a Friday 6, not 5. As I sat at the table this morning, the sky was cloudy and things looked a bit dull. I forked up my last bit of egg and avocado, and then - the sun burst through, and compelled me to go outside. I pour...

June Days

on Jun 10, 2018 in: flowers, garden

It's 9:30 pm. There's still plenty of light in the sky, and the street lights have just come on. Birds have chirped their sleepy goodnights and the air is still. These days the garden grows almost visibly each day. Just now the strawberries are...

A Mountain Escape

on Jun 3, 2018 in: hiking

About 10 days ago I read a text from Tim: "I have to go to a conference in Whistler. Can you come?"My first reaction was "no," but then I thought about it, checked with my principal, who said, "certainly." So I arranged for a TOC and last Sunday...