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Tough goodbyes

Our final goodbye for Toby was yesterday evening.  A joint decision after helping him through a major seizure on Sunday afternoon, and his ongoing decline in health due to the brain tumour. 278 more words


Viking Age and Living History Wools in General

Getting wool from local sheep in Australia which the Vikings may have worn around 700AD onwards isn’t viable. Our breeds of sheep are very well up the evolutionary line. 914 more words

Living History

They Call it a Drop Spindle for a Reason

I must confess I’ve been using my drop spindle a LOT these days. It’s a lot more convenient to spin on the spindle while waiting to pick my Sweet Pea up at school than it is to haul my wheel. 359 more words


Labor of Love

From this

To These

Fiber: Blue Moon Fiber Arts 100% Cultivated Silk in Sea Foam Home

It took FOREVER, like, why-the-hell-have-I-ever-started-this-thing-kind of forever and ever. 204 more words

Pretty Things

It's Your Anniversary!

It’s been raining. If you have at any point ever read my poetry blog, perhaps you came across my “ode” to rain. I have been fiddling with this blog off and on every since my last post in attempts to find a theme – 384 more words


Climate Anxiety Counseling: Day 24 / Day 1 of Washington County Fair, 8/13

Weather: POURING for the first half of the session (including setup), clearer and cool for the second half.

Time frame: 10 am-9:45 pm… 1,092 more words