Happy Mother’s Day to Me

Found this 8ft bookshelf at Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store for $70. Found the ladder (which is hinged and folds into a chair) at Deseret Industries thrift store for $40. Finally having a place to put my book collection - priceless! Update 5/12/22: Since setting up our home library with 2 bookcases, the one shown … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to Me

From a Distance

By Bette Midler From a distanceThe world looks blue and greenAnd the snow capped mountains white From a distanceThe ocean meets the streamAnd the eagle takes to flight From a distanceThere is harmonyAnd it echoes through the land It's the voice of hopeIt's the voice of peaceIt's the voice of every man From a distanceWe … Continue reading From a Distance

Austrian Pine

We bought an Austrian Pine. I named him Captain Von Trapp.

May Snow & Fancy Bananas

We woke up to a snow dusted yard this morning (5/3/22). Bah humbug! front yard view backyard view I decided to make fancy bananas for a breakfast treat. Simply unwrap the ripe banana, lay it on a plate, slice it into discs, top with a generous amount of whipped cream and dust with cinnamon sugar. … Continue reading May Snow & Fancy Bananas

Knitting Loom – Wordless Wednesday

Thrifted Yarn & Basket – Wordless Wednesday

Hyacinth in the Snow