Goodbye 2016


   From our winter wonderland that we call home, our very own land of Narnia in Maine, we say goodbye to 2016. There were many negative things that happened in 2016. Many people we loved are now gone. We will miss them and we will carry on. Because that is what you do. You remember… Continue Reading

Cityscape With Collaged Papers


Quite awhile ago I was working on a class offered by Robin Mead. Along the way I got sidetracked :). Today I finished up my second of four cityscapes – this one is made in the collage style. All the buildings are bits of colored paper from earlier projects I made. I never throw anything… Continue Reading

How Christmas Came To Be


In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. And everyone went to their own town to register.  So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.   He went… Continue Reading

From Our Home to Yours


  I love this photo of our living room and I wish I’d taken it. Haha! My son Jason got this shot when he and his family were here a couple weeks ago. I love our log home and Christmas just looks right here. 23′ cathedral ceilings are just made for Christmas trees. We also have… Continue Reading

Zen Gem Swap

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Tangle All Around is currently working on a zentangle gemstone swap. I like doing sets of nine ATC swaps. They fit so nicely into a baseball collectors page. Makes it easy to display. Here are my nine. Zen gems are fun, a little challenging, but fun and rewarding when they turn out. Hahaha! There are many… Continue Reading

I Love the Snow!


I love Maine! I love the snow! And Christmas time. Especially when it’s all three. Haha! This bridge is beautiful, not so much the yucky snow shoved up to the guardrail by the snow plows. Shot this with my phone from our moving car. So I think it looks pretty good, all things considered. Winter… Continue Reading

Still Working on This


My blogging has been erratic lately and I should explain why. l went to the ophthalmologist back in July. I was told then that I had cataracts starting and to come back if I noticed a change in vision. I was fine for a while. Then I starting noticing that I was having trouble drawing. I… Continue Reading