Tag Archives: winter
How to start New Year’s day: find in inbox this drawing sent by a delightful customer whose daughter is wise beyond her years. Proceed accordingly. Drawing by Stella Blue. A very Happy New Year to John, Kathy & Stella :) with thanks.
Just a few favorite holiday moments
Only a few days left, everything is a blur. I step out from the kitchen, warm and scented with lemon, rosemary, chocolate and spice. The early night air feels sharp, the chill jarring after the whirl of warm baking sheets and sugary smudges. Bundled up with packages and places to be, I juggle in winter’s […]
Christmas wishes on the way :)
Last season’s geraniums owe their life to this antique volume. Every year I dread the task of pulling out the potted gardens and tossing away the plants I can’t squeeze onto the windowsill or rationalize the possibility of overwintering. When a friend loaned me this old copy of the 1973 book I suspected it could […]
Ginger cake, starry night sky, glasses raised.
No shoveling this weekend!
Ides of March, 2015, Sunday: a chilly, blustery day on the edge of the coming spring. What to do? Laundry? Vacuuming? No… set the massive aquamarine that has been resident on my desk for the past few Marches, patiently awaiting it’s turn. Result: a chunky, dramatic statement piece, designed to show off this equally dramatic […]