Tag: summer

Garlic scape pesto

For all my complaining about the weather this year, when I actually get out into my garden I have to acknowledge that it’s coming along pretty well. I’ve had a hard time with some things (salad greens – how odd) but others (red cabbage,… Continue Reading “Garlic scape pesto”

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A summer get-away.

Despite the weather, we are heading out on our first summer family get-away this week. Lincoln City, Oregon here we come! (By way of explanation – my parents rent a condo in Lincoln City for a month every year because they love the Oregon… Continue Reading “A summer get-away.”

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Girl with a new dress on.

So here it is – the dress with many mishaps: Made with Burda Pattern #7659 and $20 worth of fabric (quilting cotton) – this is my first ever attempt at making a dress for myself. After making it in the wrong size (too big… Continue Reading “Girl with a new dress on.”

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A poem for sharing.

I was looking for a wedding song for a friend, tossing around the idea of putting a poem to music rather than doing a conventional/ridiculous love song. Found this, and although it’s not what I needed it moved me to share it. Mary Oliver… Continue Reading “A poem for sharing.”

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Tanned and smiling.

I never know how to begin when I’ve been away for a few days even though I should have a lot to say right now. But after five days in the sun – swimming, walking, eating summer food, visiting friends – staring at a… Continue Reading “Tanned and smiling.”

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