I am STILL plugging away at a very detailed biography of Goethe, maybe I'll never finish, who knows. I had Friday the 13th off and in the morning read about the writer/philosopher ditching a Prussian government service job to bum around Italy, dropping in on different friends or as he called them, "Beloveds." Let's say… Continue reading Beloveds

Spring Things

Every March I become impatient. When will winter END, is it spring yet?? One way I've been ushering the new season in is continuing a generations-long family tradition: Easter lamb cake. I bought my own mold but knew there had to be at least one trial run: SUCCESS!! A thing I still kinda can't believe… Continue reading Spring Things

Sip and Stitch

Just a little month-long project, cross-stitching this coffee scene. I feel called to move onto the next phase of this art project, but I need a little more time to ruminate on the quilting I have in mind. Here we go from start to finish: While stitching, some things I enjoyed ... The film "Farewell,… Continue reading Sip and Stitch