Summer Weekending

I have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of summer in Oregon for about two months now.  It was this warm promise that got me through the cold, wet days of winter and spring; I needed a dream that these things were only temporary, that the flowers would bloom and my skin would feel the warmth … Continue reading Summer Weekending

In the Kitchen

Some sort of New Home Nesting has been going on around here lately.  I am, at heart, a homebody, and it is important to me that my home be comfortable, beautiful, and full of good things to eat, read, knit, and do.  Slowly but surely over these past few weeks I have been making progress … Continue reading In the Kitchen


I've had a pretty great summer so far.  Two wonderful trips to visit friends and family, lazy afternoons reading and napping, and more recently knitting and baking again.  All good things in my book.  And yet there was something so perfect about this past Saturday that it stands out among all the other Saturdays of … Continue reading Satisfied.