Monthly Archives: July 2010

Weird … and kind of scary

Can you see him sitting there?

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Following along with the theme over at Shakti Mama, this week’s ‘Woman Love Thyself’ post is about masks. You know, the things we hide behind? Those. I’ve thought long and hard about this subject, have read posts by some of … Continue reading

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What a beautiful morning. Yesterday temps in our area reached 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Today will be 15 degrees cooler. We spent the morning at the barn. The breeze off the river was cool and the humidity was lower than normal. … Continue reading

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Woman, Love Thyself

A couple of bloggers I read from the Crafty/Waldorf/Mommy Blogosphere have started on an 8 week journey of self-acceptance. This journey involves sharing photographs of themselves with the world, via their blogs. For me, this seems like a moment of … Continue reading

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Things have been quiet here at Four Oaks of late. It’s too hot, seriously, to go outside. We do the necessary chores and then stay in. We’re getting a lot of tomatoes lately, so Martina and I are putting those … Continue reading

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Of silks and shirts and sealing wax…

A few things we’ve been up to lately are keeping up with orders for my sugar scrubs and body butters, starting up a small business tie dying T shirts, scarves and upcycled clothing and preserving the bounty of our garden. … Continue reading

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Garden retrospective in pictures

A few things we did in the garden: we kept the horses in there with a lot of hay for part of the day during the winter thereby adding manure and hay to the garden soil; Mark and I bickered … Continue reading

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