Monday, July 22, 2013

Winter at Beacon House…

is finished. I started on Sept. 6, 2011 and finished on July 18, 2013.



Saturday, March 16, 2013

Happy Birthday!

Someone turned 21 today:

Axe birthday 2013

She wants her own phone for a present

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Giveaway Alert!

Barbara, of To Stitch or Not to Stitch, is having a great giveaway- the newest Kathy Barrick design (I'm so glad she's designing again!) and a piece of linen to stitch it on, plus the black silk floss required. Here's the link: click here

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Beacon House Update!

Into the home stretch:


Still lots of snow to do, but at the moment, I’m tired of snow. We got about 16” yesterday. Today it’s close to 50 degrees, so it’s melting.

I also found my cribbage board from the old days, before Blogger:

cribbage board

This was handmade by an old friend almost 20 years ago who has since moved to Maine.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013


cookie monster

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Blizzard 0f 2013…




18 inches on the picnic table:


A wider shot of the ruler in the snow:


Side view of car. I only had energy to dig a narrow walkway to driveway:


My arborvitae next to my patio  does not look happy at all. Normally you wouldn’t see the yellow corner of my house:


Opposite view of arborvitae and front corner snow bank:


Corner snow bank looking up the street":


Looking down the street:


Are you craving French Toast?