Category Archives: transformation

Treasures Revealed

I have a long history of dreams about secret rooms and abandoned derelict parts of buildings that are somehow mine. They feel very old, and sometimes they have people in historic costume and the furnishings match the period of those … Continue reading

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A New Spring

Spring seems to be making an early arrival this year with the daffodils in my front lawn glowing yellow against the grass this morning. We have had some really mild, sunny days for July, warm sun on my face but … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my workbench?’ Wednesday – 2-1-2013

Welcome to 2013, and wishing everyone a year with more laughter than tears! I’ve been away for a bit with lots of Christmassy things going on. Family coming to stay and lots of cooking and catching up with each other … Continue reading

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Another Postcard Swap

I decided to participate in another postcard swap – this time using words and some of my photos. I had no idea I would struggle with choosing quotes to use, there are so many quotes out there, all the way … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday – New Stuff!

Refreshed by our trip, recovered from the time differences AND daylight saving adjustments, and rearing to go! Suddenly Christmas seems far too close – I should know this happens by now – but I am still lulled into a false … Continue reading

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Two Years on from our 7.1 Earthquake

This week marks the 2nd Anniversary of our 7.1 on the Richter scale Earthquake. There have been more than 11,000 aftershocks, with varying degrees of damage and fear. Any wonder we are in varying states of ill temper from time to … Continue reading

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Postcard Number 4 – nearly there!

Here is the fourth one to arrive from Michelle Ledesma, with a stunning quote on the back. ‘…and the time came when the risk it took to remain in a tightly closed bud became infinitely more painful than the risk … Continue reading

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Number 2 of Kat Sloma’s Swap

Here is the next one from dixiedollymama. No blog address on the back, sorry. She laughs about the level of snow in Atlanta, where she lives, closing schools. Me too, we had some good falls this winter. Take a look … Continue reading

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Quake Brain

Life is like a bowl of cherries, or a box of chocolates, they say. Well today I am overwhelmed with all the things going on out there. I am distracted, agitated, and unable to fix on anything as a focus. … Continue reading

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10 Things to Do to Beat the Blues – Post number 4

I thought I would share some of the things that work for me when I find myself hunkering down and feeling gloomy. I am actually a very cheerful person most of the time, the winter eventually gets to me, and … Continue reading

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