Category Archives: Cabin

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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Still Life On Mountain

The huge horrible task of taking our very overgrown and wild yard down to bare earth and creating a fire-safe zone around the cabin is done. The last of the bags of detritus went off to the slash pile this … Continue reading

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Winter is most definitely coming.

This week in mountain weather I have learned that sometimes, rain freezes when it falls. The tiny frozen raindrops fell gently, like rain, but looked like hail when they hit the ground. I’ve never seen anything like it. They covered … Continue reading

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Oh So Much Wood.

We heat our home with wood – and only wood. One valiant little wood stove keeps the entire cabin cosy, and in order to do that, we need a lot of wood. So we ordered two cords of fine, seasoned, … Continue reading

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Because, snow happened.

The first snowfall of the season hit by surprise early Monday morning, and we were in the Valley. It was something of a shock to drive back up the mountain and see the signs that said “chains required.” I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Scenes from a mountain.

There’s a trio of trees down by the lake and I’ve been watching them start to change. For someone used to the phenomenon, it is probably no big thing, but to me, it’s a little bit miraculous. I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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