Category Archives: In The Mountains

“It’s Monday, that’s why.” The Universe seemed to say.

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire has come and gone. This was a nice site and it looked like the actors and battle re-enactors were really having a good time. The weather was quite pleasant, though it was foggy enough at night … Continue reading

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Yet More Fun With Cats

It all started a few weeks ago, during the Twain Harte fair, when Lovebug, Fifth Viscount Naughtypants, the Earl of Angelfluff, Mr. Tinklebritches Esq. III figured out how to get around the patented Grip Security Measures we’d installed on the … Continue reading

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So the Calendar was all, like, “OMG! Spring Equinox!” And the daffodils were all, like, “YAY!” And then Mother Nature was all, like, “APRIL FOOLS!” Oh but there is something about spring sunshine on the snow, isn’t there? I’m not … Continue reading

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Market stall? We’ve got your market stall.

There’s something happening here, out by the back deck at Spacious Nuthouse Estates. Captain Sexypants is doing interesting things with wood and muttering about lag bolts. But whatever could he be up to? Well, he’s building a “Medieval Market Stall” … Continue reading

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The Sonora Celtic Faire was…

…in a word? Bloody brilliant! The weekend started out spectacularly when I fell down our stairs at 5:30 in the morning (that’ll larn me to try to walk without coffee) and pulled and strained a bunch of things that are … Continue reading

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Busting Stash and Stuff.

Between One Word orders, designing new packaging and trying to knock out my year-end inventory stuff for taxes, it’s been a full week in the studio. But that doesn’t mean I forgot about stashbusting! Superwash Corriedale from Funky Carolina in … Continue reading

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Vermont must be lovely this time of year… all that snow.

Well it’s not Vermont, but oh we got snow. Last weekend, we went from contrasting colors, migrating geese and rather “Winter is coming” mountain vistas to “No really, winter is here. And it wants a sandwich.” As you can see, … Continue reading

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