Deciphering Danish

Jacki loaned me a basketry book with some great ideas in it, but it’s in Danish.     Undeterred by a mere language problem, I went to cut willow along the highway Friday. Husband Terry came along to sketch. He said I moved too fast.       The basket is set up so...

Major Market Basket

  It’s finished!! Our market baskets weren’t intended to be quite this large, but what the heck they’re beautiful! After getting much of our baskets done last weekend, today’s agenda was to do our border, put on the foot, insert a handle and...

V-Neck Tunic Vest

Over a year ago (when I still had beaucoup TV channels and could watch the Food Network), I saw a snippet of a guest on The Barefoot Contessa show. She was wearing a long tunic sweater, with a v-neck and deep side vents. It was made of boiled wool. I was immediately...

Birthday & Baskets

I love when my birthday blends into days of celebration. I think that tends to happen when it falls on a weekend, and mine did this year. It was two great days of basket weaving, good eating, friends, and a husband that spoiled me. You can’t go wrong with that...

Worms are Aliens

That title got your attention didn’t it!? Like most people, I assumed earthworms have been here forever and are good for the soil and our plants. Their poop is like gold to the gardener – that’s why so many of my friends do vermicomposting. And heck,...
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