days of wine . . . and wine!

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the first day of fall is just just a few days behind us, but wow, have things changed around here. i can’t get over how much more color has appeared in the treetops in just one week’s time or how much the garden has died back neither one a cause for regret in my mind, because […]

open arms

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well, we are ready—or nearly so. david has been putting the final touches on our newly expanded workspace. that’s right, we’re already changing things in our office, haha. we were sort of over-full almost from the beginning, so once we saw that our retail space was paying off, we decided to expand our footprint a bit, taking the entire […]

puppy food

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on monday, my friend debby came to our 4 pm class, and once she settled int0 her chair, she said, “wait til you see my problem”. i guess the one time she allowed her puppy upstairs, he got hold of her handspun camel caravan blanket and decided that was to be lunch. what a mess. but […]

fall crocuses

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wow. it’s the first day of fall and just like clockwork, the temperatures have dropped and the wind has picked up. our old house can be a bit drafty, especially in the morning. today, while other knitters might be savoring their first PSL of the season, i’m getting snuggly with my own coffee and knitting at home, […]