Looking for Lizards

Walking

Warm summer days are good for lizard-hunting in our dry climate…

 

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Amelia in the trees

Climbing

Arriving early for an appointment, I went over to the historic cemetery so Amelia could climb around in the trees for a while.

 

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Amelia’s Summer Dress

Linen Lining

Amelia is getting a summer dress from some jolly quilt fabric…

 

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Encyclopedia Quilt

Encyclopedia Fabric

I bought this delightful fabric at a Quilt shop in Oregon…it has small a pattern of black and white illustrations reproduced from old encyclopedias!

 

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Northward bound

Little Red Chair

Amelia and Tuesday helped me do some fabric shopping on the way home from the south.

 

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Carving Tuesday

Judy Brown Black Walnut

Four years ago I took a carving class with Judy Brown.  I bought one of her Black Walnut Blanks, but waited to carve her until I felt a bit more sure of myself. I packed the blank up into my tool bag and carried it to Oregon with me last week.

I was so lucky that Janet Cordell was visiting too! She helped me get the blank from this condition…

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Fine Dining in the South

Salmon going into the dishwasher

 The humans attempted to create a culinary masterpiece with salmon, aluminium foil, and the dishwasher.

Raisin, Gráinne and Bonnie were skeptical…

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Out and about

Evening

Amelia bravely underwent surgery to fix a stiff neck, and we are happy to report it was successful!

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