Fabric Paper Thread

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

Latest Blog Posts

Little Things

on Jul 8, 2020 in: family, garden, simplicity

It's often the little things in life that contribute to well-being. Some nights I lie down in my bed and think (or say), "I love this bed." My pillow is just how I like it. The cool air from the window blows across my face. The blankets are the perfe...

Saturna Island

on Jul 5, 2020

Winter Cove is a very sheltered anchorage in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia. It's a popular place with boaters, especially on July 1st, Canada Day, when celebrations include a lamb roast and fireworks. However, this year the cove was very quiet...

Summer's Arrival

on Jun 26, 2020

Summer. The mere word evokes sunshine and freedom. This strange school year of 2020 ended on Wednesday with a socially distanced ceremony and cap toss. It was complicated, but the students were pleased. Reports are finished and my dining room has bee...

Garden Time

on Jun 23, 2020

Late last week I had had enough of cajoling students to turn in their work, and of marking less-than-stellar assignments. I turned off my computer, collected my camera, and drove 15 minutes to Butchart Gardens. Very few people were there. Touris...

Re-visiting Budapest

on Jun 19, 2020

Will we travel again? I sometimes wonder how far in the future that will be. In the meantime, let's re-visit Budapest, Hungary, as it was last August. We arrived on our floating hotel to our last stop on the river cruise. I can't recommend Avalon Wat...

At Home in June

on Jun 17, 2020 in: garden

"It was June, and the world smelled of roses." Maud Hart LovelaceJune. The month beloved of poets, gardeners, students, and perhaps most of all, teachers. By the end of next week papers will be marked (on line), reports given (on line), graduati...

Mid-June. Outside my window the raindrops fall. I'm wearing jeans, a t-shirt, a light sweater, and socks. The socks are a nod to the weather, normally I go barefoot from May to September. I can hear the faint chirp of birds outside, along with the tu...