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Inspiring Kids With a Love of Nature

“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.” (Richard Louv,  5,204 more words

Autre Temps

The photo below is from the Spring, 1957 issue of Bride and Home. The three players are me (in the vermillion romper), my mother (in the jumpsuit, in the middle, and my brother Clem (in the white footie pajamas). 497 more words

Being A Woman

Update on the Poppies

Good evening, my friends! Much has been going on here, what with Canadian Thanksgiving and all that. But I have managed to complete eleven poppies and will be airmailing them to Kendal tomorrow (see my last post for more details); fingers crossed that they arrive in time for the display! 858 more words


Aryansh- a fashion statement in women wear!

Twaksati endorses ‘Aryansh’  by Vatsala Poddar – an exclusive range of designer dresses. Aryansh was started by Shruti Sonthalia and Amit Sonthalia to bring the best of all traditional prints and works in a wide variety of fine bases. 164 more words

Twaksati pays tribute to it's Inspiration!

The one who wielded the Midas Touch and turned every life she touched to gold. The one who motivated us to to do the same, to open our hearts to the world. 190 more words

Poppy Project/s

I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, “Mother, what was war?” ~Eve Merriam.

Hello, my friends! Now (as of today) it’s officially autumn. 463 more words


Crocheted star stitch basket and serviette rings, tähtivirkattu kori ja lautasliinarenkaat

The serviettes needed a storage basket so I crocheted a square one out of some thread I purchased from a sale. I have no idea what the material is, some kind of linen? 679 more words