Blog

Follow my musings about life

in the Western Foothills

of Maine

Threat of Frost

Threat of Frost

The threat of frost always seems to catch us off guard . Maybe we are just in denial. We hate losing the flowers, tomatoes and basil most of all.

Walking with Gracie

Walking with Gracie

Walking with Gracie hasn't always been easy. I was missing have a dog since we had lost ours three years ago. When we decided to get a puppy I was thrilled! We would go for long walks , be outside, stay fit- you know- the fantasy one dreams of. Well, it hasn't exactly...

Appreciating the beauty of the garden

Appreciating the beauty of the garden

Appreciating the beauty of the garden. Looking out the kitchen window at this time of year is glorious. The dahlias are in bloom and are strutting their stuff. My husband planted some new varieties this year and they are just starting to bloom- and are they ever...

Benefits of living outside for a few days

Benefits of living outside for a few days

After living outside on a Schooner for 4 days a certain calm begins to take over. Studies have shown the benefits of living near the water. Being on the ocean off the coast of Maine was all that it needed to be. I witnessed people relaxing, letting go of the stresses...

Refresh renew and create

As the preparations are now coming to a close I will be able to refresh renew and create for the next few days ahead. The rug hooking sail aboard the J&E Riggin will do just that- refresh and renew. Refresh by spending the days and nights, outside on the sea....

Rug hooking? what is that?

Rug hooking? what is that?

There is a site where you could get free images to use however you want to use them. It is call "Upsplash"- maybe you already know about it. They are beautiful! all of them, but in my search- no rug hooking, no hooked rugs, no vintage rugs, no wool fabric for...

8 + 3 =

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This