Category Archives: Life in NH

Yoga class inspiration

The next session of my yoga class is focusing on the The Brahmaviharas, the four sublime attitudes.  I have very little experience with and knowledge of these Buddhist virtues, so I am excited to broaden my horizons. Week One we … Continue reading

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It is too nice out!

Sorry folks, but when it looks like this outside . . . It looks like this inside . . . Maybe the creative juices will be flowing next week.  Hope you’re all enjoying the first days of summer!

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Outdoor inspiration

Let’s relearn taking inspiration from our natural surroundings.  More often than I care to admit, I find myself scrolling on Pinterest for what seems like hours.  I have convinced myself I need to find projects, ideas, inspiration, just the right vintage refrigerator … Continue reading

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4-H Craft Jamboree

Last Saturday, I had the chance to participate in our local 4-H craft jamboree; it was so much fun!  The kids signed up for different sessions throughout the morning to create things like painted horseshoes, plastic bag drying stations and tool … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Throwback

This is what New Hampshire Christmas looked like back in 1974. I can see where I got my love for glitter, can you?

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Why garlands aren’t just for Christmas anymore.

We got 5 inches of snow yesterday; in April. We have packed up all the decorations, the wreaths are in the compost bin, and the winter jacket is back in the closet, but it still looks like Christmas around here. … Continue reading

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And so begins my love affair with letterpress

Last week I was fortunate enough to take an orientation to letterpress class at Dartmouth Book Arts.  For three hours, I learned the terminology: typeface, furniture, quoins, pica, Vandercook; played with lead type and wooden type; chose typeface (out of 100s … Continue reading

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