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Purple Haze…

the lavender is blooming in our Virginia garden which is something I look forward to each and every June… I have woven so many lavender wands over the years I have lost count (we have several established plants of the … Continue reading

the sea maid’s music …

at the beginning of May I finished pages for a friend’s mermaid book for our local Mixed Media Collaborative round robin and I thought I would finally share those pages with you… and join in Art Journal Journey’s May “The … Continue reading

“in the meantime”

on Mother’s Day a very special and dear friend left this world… no one would have guessed that Lennie would be leaving us so soon as she was so full of life… she meant so much to so many people with her … Continue reading

Magical Moonflower

 inspiration for my art journal pages began with the image of a pillow from a catalog… playing in an altered book with partially gessoed pages and a photograph of a Moonflower from the year we had a lovely vine growing … Continue reading

Flieder…bzy …liliowy …lilas …seringen …lillà …syrener …lilacs

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” ~John Burroughs it’s lilac time again in northern Virginia… seemingly overnight the leaves are back on the trees and blooms are bursting everywhere… for … Continue reading

memory tea…

my sweet Mutti was born on this day in 1931… it is the third birthday she has not been here with us to celebrate in body at least… coping with grief and loss is a process… this quote was something … Continue reading

Royal Tea…

my tea today is in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and her Diamond Jubilee… (“Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Chelsea harbour to embark to join the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames in London on June 3, … Continue reading

a winter gift…

in clearing out my parents attic earlier this year we came upon this great old wooden cabinet with a glass door measuring 19″ … 48.26cm tall x 11″ … 27.94cm wide at the widest… any story that went with it … Continue reading

More Over a Teacup

last Tuesday I shared some photos from three friend’s and I having a special tea prepared by the talented Julie and Susan of Julieanna Over a Teacup  in Broadway, Virginia… as that post got a little long…I thought I’d save … Continue reading

Over a Teacup @ Julieanna

lots to share with you today… my long time friend Lennie and I headed far away from the city to meet up with two dear “old” friends and meet their two “new” friends…Julie and Susan … co owners of a … Continue reading

…forget-me-not tea…

we locked the doors for the last time to my mother’s house a couple of weekends ago… Mr Magpie and I had one last picnic under the apple tree… it happened to be the Joint Services Open House weekend at … Continue reading

a bright new year… show me happy days

ready or not…here we are…twenty ten is history and 2011 is full of promise…possibility and mystery… *with thanks to Lennie for that wonderful weathered clockface* … my word for last year was PLAY this year I have chosen … AUTHENTIC … Continue reading

feeling the twinkle…

…and not any too soon… next Friday is Christmas eve…oh my… I am enjoying my new twinkly turquoise tree that I did not know I needed…it just jumped off the shelf at me… after our doll head Christmas saga last … Continue reading