We picked blackberries this morning as the sun was coming up over the trees.
Butch treated us to his (no longer) secret recipe for Cottage Cheese Pancakes from the Fannie Farmer Cookbook to pair with our morning harvest.
Apalachicola bound through the Longleaf Forest and holding my breath to see our Gulf…
How to brace oneself for the image?
Thinking about all of our consumption, plastic, and the oil spill that spoils our beautiful home.
From my son Zach today, a thoughtful piece about our role:
*Photo by Robert Rausch for our Revolution collection
I love the juxtaposition of images, architecture, and landscape in this exhibition by Deidi von Schaewen.
Visible only by train, the images make me long for a travel via rail today.
One of my best music memories of all time is having seen Kate Bush – in a small venue – in New York City in the late eighties; the performance Saturday night ranks right up there.
Beauty and harmony beyond compare:
In a sea (literally) of bad news about our Gulf, I cleaned up my desk this morning to find some good. While I was traveling over the past few months, a lovely package worked its way to the bottom of a pile just to be discovered this morning.
I first wrote about Kaffe Fassett’s new book here – when the rains on Nashville turned our eyes to disaster. More than a month has passed and the folks of Nashville still need our help and today I am back to thinking about Kaffe Fassett’s Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts. Inspired by the lovely geometries Kaffe illustrates – and the upcoming summer months – we have decided to begin a Quilt of the Month project – starting with our all-time favorite American Flag Quilt.
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