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Things to Savor

Every once in a while, I like to do a post of all the fun things I’ve seen or experienced recently.  Today is one of those days.  Lucky you. My sister Amy informed me of the spectacular artist Nathan Abels.  His blog minutiae is a conglomeration of all the wonderful things he likes.  I’m going […]

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Grandma’s Bag of Tricks

I found this fantastic book, which I’ve been perusing in the evenings.  On the cover, it reads “Grandma’s Bag of Tricks,” but I’m going to steal them from Grandma.  The book is Sharon Lovejoy’s Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars.  Firefly Lanterns!  Worm Hotel!  Pizza Box Solar Oven!  Faerie Houses!  Memory Boxes!  Peek-a-Boo Planters! I got […]

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5 Top TED Talks

Brain Pickings posted their 5 favorite TED talks.  They’re great, of course, and worth every minute of your time. I’ve included all 5, and adding their honorable mention as well.  You’re in for a real treat! [Post image: Sepia toning by duchesssa on stock.xchng]

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Haikus

Think of these as small gifts for a lovely Sunday morning. without a thought the neighbor’s back yard turns green —William Higginson from which tree’s blossom it comes, I do not know this fragrance —Basho flickering in the woodpile the groundhog’s eyes —Joe Nutt by firelight listening to the silence of things we can’t see […]

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Idea Bank

Today, just a few things I think are grand.  Don’t know when I’ll use them, but use them I will. Brenna’s Paper Capiz Shell Chandelier on Design*Sponge.  See the above picture?  How exquisite is that?  Liliana and I will have to make this at some point.  Maybe for her bedroom.  Maybe for the deck. What […]

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