Spring Quilt Season

I was looking at the quilts I’ve been working on since January and they look a bit, well… bland..             so I think I need to get some color into the spring work…red and white maybe? orange? Pink? or maybe revisit the nine-patches from our fall vacation? and then which rescue to go for next, once […]

Sidney Day!

This week was Sidney’s spring vacation so we got to reprise our FAVORITE activity… “roaming the city.”  First we headed to Cargo to see the kokeshi doll extravaganza (me) and the train (Sidney) a romp in Wilshire Park… lunch with Doug and Fin… then home for some puzzle working…Sidney likes easy ones and hard ones… […]

Conker Park

R, Sidney and I have a lot of “traditions” we’ve established in the last three years and one of those is “Conker Park” in the fall. It involves loading the top of a riding toy in the park with conkers and then making them fly off… we even went in late summer, even though we […]

The Eclipse…

The media is filled this morning…eclipse photos of great telescopic/cellphone beauty…ecstatic exclamations…large groups all experiencing together this moment of science and imagination…great fun.  I didn’t think I’d write about it since my pictures are blurry and unremarkable in every way…but…why not. Maybe many of us though decided to experience this phenomenon in our own backyards…to […]

Sidney Day

For three years R and I have spent one day a week with our grandson Sidney.  In September Sidney will be in school everyday and our daycare days will end, so these last few “Sidney Days” are precious…this week we had coffee and bubbles on the deck then headed downtown to Blackfish gallery to see […]