Saturday, September 28, 2013

little reminder...

Just a wee reminder for you on this fine weekend...

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Something happens at this time of year, as much as I enjoy Summer and the warmth of long beach days, barbecue gatherings, late mornings lounging in PJ's...there is something so comforting in the arrival of Fall, when the air turns crisp, the days are shorter, the warm glow of the fireplace, brisk walks to really is a wonderful time of year.  This Fall I look forward to all of the above and more...
I enter this season with many intentions and thoughts of things to are a few:
walking with family after early dinners
creating in a brand new space where the light and the quiet are dreamy
taking care to make comforting foods, soups and vegetables for my family
self care by way of yoga, exercise and time in sauna regularly
more herbal tea
travel and exploration close to home with my little family
clearing my mind and closet

How's the start of Fall in your neck of the woods?

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

i am where i stand...

and where i stand is on my own ground...
this is mine, a space all my own...
will you come join me?...
it's lovely here...

really it is...

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Straight front and true...

square (sq'war)~ having a straight front; true; upright; honest; just

This is one of the definitions in my old vintage dictionary...and quite perfect, wouldn't you say?

It would seem there is a certain attraction to circles and squares in the work of my hands lately.

With the start of school has come some shifts and transitions as we busy ourselves once again for the time crunch of the bell in the a.m., then the afternoon quiet of homework, shuffling to sports and all things which occupy the lives of young ones.  

There is a coolness in the air and the seasons, well, as we know them in California, are once again coming to pass into the next...

With all the traditions and fun that Fall brings...I am focusing on
slowing down,
breathing a little deeper,
looking at what is right around me a bit closer,
and truly taking in the moments of wonder
that happen regularly. 

straight front
 and just...

How about you?

Saturday, September 14, 2013

I must be...

be a 
I have no 
of depths 
and a 

~anais nin

Brand new sari wrapped bracelets making their way into my wee shop over the weekend...

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Hoop on in...

I've been thinking a lot about hoops lately...and using the word 'hoop' in countless ways (most often in my head so as not to have anyone call the paddy wagon on me), you are thinking what the heck (interject 'hoop') is she talking about...let me tell you:

have a hoopy day
you are hoopin' hilarious
it's as hot as hoop out here
what the hoop?
this salad is hoopalicious
i really hoop i can do this

you get the idea...isn't it great how when a thought, vision, word comes into play, it can morph into so many interesting things...
now, get to the point, you say...

all available in my wee shop here

I have hoops on my mind...and on my workbench they keep a coming...
it's hooping great!

Hoop you doing?
ok ok enough