Monthly Archives: July 2012

:: July 29 ::

:: Tansy in our garden, ever acting as a guard against mosquitoes :: Yellow squash, which along with zucchini squash, has been on our plates, or looking accusingly at our plates from the counter, for a couple weeks now :: … Continue reading

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This moment

A few nights ago, my children walked back from the lake with fishing poles in hand, smiles on face, tired but happy. Sophia’s excitement was palpable and running over as she talked about the sun set they had witnessed. “The … Continue reading

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This day

Today my husband and children taught me how to skip stones over the lake.  Who would have thought that all this time (soon to be 3 decades) I have been missing out on what is such a fun way to … Continue reading

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In the Berkshires

We’ve been enjoying our annual camping trip in beautiful Western Massachusetts.  It’s funny…I realized we have been coming here for so long now (since Sophia was a baby) that we have all these memories and life events that can be … Continue reading

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A few finished projects

Starting at the top is the Little Pip Acorn Cap.  The pattern was designed with the Elsa Beskow children’s book in mind – a favorite here.  I love this pattern; I plan to cast on for a larger version of … Continue reading

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On the Quinebaug River

We started talking about kayaks a couple months ago. About the potential they hold for family fun, especially with all the camping we like to do. So for Father’s Day, my husband received his kayak first. He’s been having fun … Continue reading

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:: July 11 ::

These are our blueberry days. The lazy hazy days. My little blueberry girls. We spent last weekend on a local camping trip with 5 other families from our homeschool group. It was such fun; these kiddos of mine had a … Continue reading

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