January 27th, 2013 is a big anniversary. Time to celebrate! I plan to rise early and spend a few quiet hours curled up with a copy of Persusion (I’ve read P&P lately, and winter puts me in the mood for Captain Wentworth) while I listen to Mozart’s violin sonatas. Austen is a strong alternative voice in [...]
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January 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment
December 3rd, 2012 · 8 Comments
Every year we see articles on “staying sane during the holidays”–advice for dealing with unruly inlaws while maximizing cookie production and shopping efficiency. I follow some of this advice. But here’s a confession: I love the inner dimension of this season. I love advent, the dark days leading to the Solstice and Christmas, and I [...]
November 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments
I’m using a rainy autumn Saturday to brainstorm new directions for The Tangled Nest blog. More will be revealed soon!
March 17th, 2012 · 12 Comments
Ever since we moved into this house SEVEN years ago, I have intended to make a corner of the basement into a craft room, where I could keep all my supplies, spread out projects, and find inspiration. But instead it turned into–well, if you have a basement you know exactly what it turned into–a Subterranean [...]
November 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments
What a great image for this year’s Buy Nothing Day. I think I’ll start today. You may also like:Grow With the Flow–Pee On Earth Day is June 21st How to Make a Giant Magical Paper Flower Poppy Garden Infographic: How To Build Our Backyard Chicken Coop November 23rd is Buy Nothing Day A Faerie Tangle