Monthly Archives: August 2010


Yes please! Image via The New Victorian Ruralist Advertisements

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on target

I went to Target today to get some floss (you’re welcome for that wonderful little tidbit of information) and passed by some really cute canisters and dishes in their kitchen section. The numbering, the font used, the randomness all charms … Continue reading

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It seems I experienced some mild altitude sickness. It’s fine now that I’m back to my typical altitude. How odd, though, to think that my body would rebel so strongly against going up! I don’t yet have photos of the … Continue reading

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back already

Sadly, I’m back.  My brother did really well; I started vomiting about two miles in.  I was not impressed with that turn of events.  We turned back even before making it to Blue Lake. I’ll post pictures when I get … Continue reading

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I’m off to climb Crazy Peak tomorrow.  My brother is coming along, which comforts my mother. Never having climbed a mountain, I’m looking forward to it immensely.

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to preserve

I found some violets and pansies popping up in my yard, so I decided to sugar them. It’s an easy process: coat the flower in egg white, then sprinkle it with superfine sugar and let it dry. The work was … Continue reading

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It’s been a quiet Saturday and I’ve had time to read, write, cook, do a little work and gather some new flower arrangements. I love having fresh flowers in the house, and my yard produces enough that I can cut … Continue reading

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