Spring Has Started

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Here in lovely Portland, Oregon, we are welcoming in spring. It has arrived, with its warm breezes and stronger sunshine. There is still plenty of rain and grey skies, but my eyes are searching out only sun. We want flowers everywhere, even on our table; and each time we’re outside in the neighborhood we’re seeking out spring’s first blooms. I spiffied up our front yard today, and we’re cheering things up inside too. Rearranging and simplifying and leaving the doors open to air out the house. Yes, we are feeling it. A new season and a new chapter. Welcome Spring. We couldn’t be more glad to see you.

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Late Winter Pictures

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Hope For The Future


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Folks these days are feeling apprehensive about what our future may hold. I find my hope here, among the plants and the people who love the Earth. So long as there are people living, treating the Earth with kindness, respect and reverence, then I will continue to hope. As long as their are people living who treat animals with respect, I will continue to hope. And as long as there are people living who treat other human beings with respect, I will continue to hope.

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Merry Christmas

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Look at our lovely Christmas gift from Rosie the chicken!

Thanks Rosie 💙

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Gingerbread Folks

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Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…

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Cards


Today we created our Winter Solstice cards. Using a block print from a thrift store, and some borrowed ink and rollers, I made a bold print on each soft, thick card.

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River also did some Holiday artwork to include in the cards.

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Happy Preparations to you

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