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Monthly Archives: May 2010

… I find myself noticing everyday things… planning a trip to this show this summer… dreaming of these dishes… and enjoying the warmth that summer brings.  It’s nice to have them all home.  I hope you too are having a pleasant Memorial Day.

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In Hawaii, at this time of year, we have a way of celebrating the beauty of these islands… it’s called Lei Day.  Traditionally, it falls on May 1st, but schools often stagger their celebrations to accommodate busy schedules.  Our celebration was today and boy was it a beauty!  The children were decked out in bright […]

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Things are moving along for me… slowly.  I really feel like I’m caught up in a time-warp, where people all around me are buzzing around with the excitement of the summer approaching, while I, little miss “black cloud” struggle to keep up.  Earlier this week I put on a pair of shorts, my first for […]

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I’m getting through these days by keeping busy.  As long as I have a task before me, I’m alright.  My father was well prepared for his passing, but needless to say there is still much work to be done.  To complicate things further, he lived on another island than I did, so I’m trying to […]

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…in my yard… with my camera.  Trusting in the power of nature, it was the only thing I could do with concentrated enthusiasm.  The jacaranda really are beautiful this time of year… I’m telling myself I don’t want to miss that.  I’m back now from visiting my father and his final resting place… convinced that […]

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Ugh,  where do I begin with this one?  Usually, right about now, I’d be telling you all sorts of stuff about my travels to Ohio and Nancy Crow’s workshop… or celebrating this lovely month of May with the flowers blooming and the splendid Jacaranda trees lighting up the landscape in rich tones of purple… or […]

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Not my fabric… just a shot I couldn’t resist.  After dinner one evening, I was struck by the how the light from the setting sun cast it’s long rays over this set of fabrics.  It was a particularly beautiful moment.I had forgotten to snap a picture of all my fabric before I zipped up my […]

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An early memory of mine was my parents singing, “Home again, Home again, Jiggity Jig” when we pulled up to our parking space in the military housing we used to live in when I was little.  I remember that.  I often think of that little phrase when I return home… like today for instance.  It […]

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Well, it’s not quite midnight, but I am working hard in my class. I have so much to tell you, and the scenery here is breathtaking, but it’s late and I do need to get some rest. My posts this week will have to wait… Wish I had more time… Wish I had better pictures. […]

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