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Bullies, butterflies and other beasts

Bullies, butterflies and other beasts

May 07, 2014

How the neighborhood bully turned back into a little boy who loved his dog.
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Carnaval in France

Carnaval in France

March 03, 2014

Carnaval as celebrated by children in France. Costumes, cakes and the burning of Monsieur Carnaval.
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5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Maria Sibylla Merian

5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Maria Sibylla Merian

August 20, 2013

Maria Sibylla Merian was a 17th century scientific illustrator, born in Frankfurt in 1647, who painted beautiful and accurate pictures of insects and plants.
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ID d’Art Preparation Part 2

ID d’Art Preparation Part 2

May 21, 2013

It’s now three days from the show and I’m nearly finished with the preparations I began writing about in this post. On my fantasy forest theme, […]
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ID d’Art Preparation Part 1

ID d’Art Preparation Part 1

April 16, 2013

I’ve been selected to participate in the local salon ID d’Art, (mode et accessoires) taking place here in Lyon, May 24 through 26.  It was very exciting […]
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Fabric Scarabs

Fabric Scarabs

July 17, 2012

I know lots of people who don’t like insects, they are creepy, annoying, they bite, etc.  However, once you take a closer look, you can’t […]
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Why?

Why?

January 19, 2012

Tara Gentile, who is coaching a group of business owners (yes, I’m in the group!), inspired us to clarify the big picture for our businesses. I’m […]
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Holiday

Holiday

July 29, 2011

It’s time for the merry-go-round topic of the month, which eleven women discuss, each from her own point of view. This month the question is […]
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Photo Inspiration

Photo Inspiration

June 24, 2011

It’s time for this month’s merry-go-round post, where eleven women write about one topic. This month, we’re taking inspiration from last month’s photos. I was […]
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Inspirational Photo

Inspirational Photo

May 27, 2011

Here we are for this month’s merry-go-round post: eleven women who write about one topic, each from her own perspective. This time we are writing […]
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Vintage Lace Inspiration

Vintage Lace Inspiration

May 06, 2011

A trip to the thrift shop today didn’t turn up a kettle. I need one now that I let my vintage copper kettle burn, with […]
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Singer Sewing Machine

Singer Sewing Machine

April 08, 2011

These wonderful prints by Rebekah Leigh inspired me to add one to the wall above my sewing machine table. I bought the Singer sewing machine […]
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