Author: Catherine

A place of trust

It’s Thanksgiving. I’m cooking a pecan pie. A little later, will roast squash and brussels sprouts, make mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes. We are going over to a cousins’ house. Even so, I cook...

Bounty

I am taking some time to feel gratitude today. For plants, for my garden, for all the giving that goes on in the world. And look at this! A fresh angel wing begonia sprout...

Wrapping some things up

There’s a good feeling of completion coming from this matched set of little books with onion-skin dyed covers. It was my friend Jaye’s idea to make a book like this with sewn-over straps binding...

Schoodic bog revisit

This mountain is dominating my life. In a good way. Marvelous even. Yesterday I went hiking with Deb along a trail that I walked pre-pandemic. It was good to revisit it. I didn’t remember...

First snow

A gloomy day. Snow early this morning changed to a cold rain, temps in the 30s. We went grocery shopping. It takes all day and is not my favorite thing to do. Although I...

Red onion skins

I’m going to make a second sewn-over-straps book. The first used yellow onion skins on the cover, this one will use red. I procrastinated dyeing this paper because the dyeing process all seemed like...

Hay day

I spent almost all day yesterday weeding and mulching the garden. Last night, lots of wind and rain. Not raining now, but it’s still in the forecast.