Yep…it has been sort of winter-quiet here…head colds, PT, stuff.  Not much shopping this year, but the trees are up… and today…SNOW!   The elf drove me out and about… the first camellia was unceremoniously dislodged and here’s how it looked from 12:30 on: but we got home in time for a coffee and a fireside […]

Boxing Day

I have to say, this is a favorite day…the frantic rush of presents and baking is over, the dust settles, you can put on your new flannel shirt and be cozy, peruse your Christmas books.  Best of all when it falls on Saturday and nobody has to go anywhere.  Whether your Christmas was one of […]


I don’t think I have the medical condition that Makes you SAD on the longest night/shortest day of the year…but I look forward to the return of light in a BIG way… As soon as the festivities are over, I begin to think of making new work and doing new things…the excitement of the possibilities […]