Thursday, December 16, 2004

SpiderWebs in the Redwood Forest

Can you see the spiderweb? What a beautiful day hike this was, with Alex's 4th grade class just up the road in Big Basin State park. Luckily between rainstorms, so it was soggy slogging, only a few kids fell down. Getting the excited pack of 9 year olds I was shepherding to slow down and look was accomplished by taking a lot of pictures. Technology helps them to appreciate being in nature (instead of stuck in school as usual.) Posted by Hello

Saturday, December 11, 2004

Treasure Trove Plus Furry Critters

rexie and alex try out the christmas treasure trove swamp quilt top Posted by Hello

Monday, December 06, 2004

Eggs Emerge Everywhere, Enough for Everyone!!

Eggs! We finally have eggs! Now that winter is here, and there isn't anything else to do, the chickens began laying, and show no signs of stopping. We get blue, brown and white eggs, and very cool feathers too. They (the eggs) taste soooo good. I think that I will make a series of quilts featuring each chicken, they have such individual quirky personalities. Oh and we have decided as a family that these are *pets* and will not be eaten if they pass on into that henhouse in the sky. Colour me squeamish, I don't care. But I couldn't eat my dog or cat either, they are pets, that happen to produce something useful and edible (unlike cat or dog hair, ahem) Posted by Hello