Category Archives: Enjoyment

Of all kinds

Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass or Jazz Oceans and Pegged Pants are Forever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_KDPUTyDyQ I just found this video of hot ’60’s jazz artist Herb Alpert and couldn’t stop smiling.  Wanted to share regardless whether the viewer/listener was around at that time, but just for the coolness, the pleasure, the feeling of the … Continue reading

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Old Bridge in Ireland

Old Bridge in Ireland

Photo taken by my daughter and son in law while touring Ireland this winter. Although I have traveled England in the past couple years it has been over 25 years since I’ve seen Ireland! I remember the green and the beautiful rivers.

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Strength and Brilliance

  Some mornings I feel I could walk across America.  Rising sunlight filtering through tree branches, brisk dog walk, my full breath with lungs wide… Strength is being present and awake.  My lab gets it. This is “whispering” – no … Continue reading

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This Year, This Beauty

This Year, This Beauty.

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Umbrellas in May

Otherwise known as parasols, one look at these colorful umbrellas on cotton fabric and I was inspired!  Aprons, handbags, rosettes…this imagery made me spin with ideas.  Could it be that the colorful ,visual spirals were a  neurological jump-start, like plugging … Continue reading

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Synchronicity and the Creative Process

It keeps happening these days.  I find that the more I lose myself in the process of creating something – a handbag, a watercolor, an apron – life starts to emerge as a series of sweet coincidences.  Perhaps you’ve experienced … Continue reading

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Eat Local Think Global

Are you a “locavore?”   This word caught my eye today  and I find it suits my growing anticipation for the opening of our local Farmers Market.   A regional foodie’s magazine used this term which got me thinking.  Great word!  I’m … Continue reading

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Handbags Are Us

I have a special attraction to handbags and purses.  No, I do not have an overstuffed Imelda-style closet that floods the room when opened.  I am a rather practical sort and tend to carry one particular bag for many months … Continue reading

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Marmalade

I drank alot of coffee this morning.  Got up early, excited to continue my sewing and art projects.  Within an hour or so my husband, cats and dog were making those “feed me” noises, so I went in the kitchen … Continue reading

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