Monthly Archives: February 2015

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    Woodland Collection

    I spent an extraordinary amount of time last winter staring at moose: their anatomy, their odd galumphing grace and their oversized expressive faces- through the glory of Google. I am dying to see one in real life... read more

    February 27, 2015 | No comments yet


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    Why I love Valentine's Day

    Why I love Valentine’s day In February, 1981, I was about to get my best Valentine ever. Marietta was born on my mother’s 61st birthday and became her namesake. I was euphoric. The o... read more

    February 13, 2015 | 8 comments


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    I love Valentines. February, when I was growing up, signaled love-mystery-craft days. My mother covered a big cardboard box with white paper and cut a slot in the top. She plunked it on the dining room table. ... read more

    February 2, 2015 | 2 comments

    • Beautiful post to start the month of February. Your hand-made valentines made me smile with the memory of all the hand-made valentines I made when I was a teacher. Mine were not beautifully painted, but rather usually made with doilies and trims to attach to a heart shaped cookie baked and decorated for each of my students every Valentine's Day. Sweet times indeed! I'm so grateful to have discovered your beautiful blog. Thank you for sharing you family traditions and heartfelt art. Love your grandmother's sweet sayings. Happy February to you!


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