Fabric Paper Thread

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

Latest Blog Posts

Happenings Around Here

on Jun 14, 2019 in: family

Not quite two weeks ago there was a baby shower. The mother-to-be is our youngest daughter. Her elder sister and sister-in-law and I hosted the shower. What a fun event, with good company, good food, lots of laughter, and a sunny day.Here's the mama-...

Exploring Close to Home

on Jun 3, 2019 in: walking

On a windy, but sunny afternoon, we took our Vancouver children to the ferry and planned on a hike on the way back home. After consulting our local hiking guide, we chose to visit Butterfield Park. The guide says, "Your trip to the park takes you thr...

May Days at Home

on May 27, 2019 in: garden

"May and June. Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights." Peter Loewer9 pm. Light lingers long. This eve...

A Short Jaunt in the Boat

on May 20, 2019 in: hiking

It's a long weekend here in Canada - Victoria Day is the unofficial start of summer. Boats, camping, barbecues - the season is short and we Canadians make the most of it. We took the boat out on her first outing for the season and enjoyed gloriously...

Busy Days

on May 15, 2019 in: baking

And the wind upon its way whispered the boughs of MayAnd touched the nodding peony flowers to bid them wakenSiegfried Sassoon This particular peony is growing in my daughter's garden. Her peonies are in full flower. One of my bushes is the same,...

Notes from Domesticity

on May 5, 2019 in: recipe

On Friday evening we went to the boat show. It's fun seeing what's out there in the boating world. We toured a couple of fabulous boats, far beyond our taste and budget, and it was fun to see them. The great thing about our own little boat is that we...

At the End of April

on Apr 29, 2019 in: flowers, garden

"You are the only person in the world who loves me," said Elizabeth. "When you talk to me I smell violets."L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars Whoosh - there went April in a flurry of rain, wind, sun, and lots and lots of blossoms. Under a r...