For this past week, I've been mostly snowed in at home. Lots of time for reading, napping, crafting. It's been mixed. Time to relax is nice... Being stuck because the cars were snowed in is frustrating. Punished Props Academy: a fantastic cosplay resource I discovered this week! Lots of tutorials on DIY costuming accessories. :-)… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up Feb 10-16
Well, the crazy amount of snow days we've had the past two weeks has definitely been good for my crafting! Today I can show off my very first triangle shawl. I used this aptly-named pattern by Winding Road Crochet: My First Triangle Shawl. Because I'm incapable of ever just following a pattern, I did change… Continue reading Finished Object Friday!
The beautiful vine maple outside our building had about half its branches snapped off in the heavy snow yesterday. I'm grieving for the tree's pain. I hope the remainder can survive. I've always admired that tree for its lush branches that house so many other organisms. From the moss & lichen to the chickadees that… Continue reading Maple poetry
Attempting to revive this blog (as I do every ~6 months, it seems). 😜 I'm going to set myself specific themes and days to post. This structure should help me be more intentional in my web presence. Not going to lie, I've been thinking a lot about big life changes lately. Changing jobs, moving out… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up Feb 3-9
This past Mother's Day I woke up early and left kid&husband to sleep in. I headed over to my pea patch plot to get some serious work done! Naturally, I did a ton of weeding (still in progress). Other accomplishments included fighting back my aggressive sage plant and getting an artichoke start in the ground.… Continue reading May gardening
The last of my NaPoWriMo poems! I'm feeling very accomplished that I actually managed to complete the 30 poems this year. This has helped me cement my determination to get better at writing poetry. It's a great jumpstart to that. Plus, it's felt really good to write poems again. I hadn't realized just how meaningful… Continue reading April 30th’s poem
The water ripples and rumbles, over the bed of ancient stones. Tumbling, roaring into my soul and my bones. I walk the banks in wonder vibrating with wild riparian tones.