Tag Archives: Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen

Hari-Gibbs-Fred Meets the Horses!

We set up the studio so the cats have a little more run time when they are in the studio. *okay, truth be told they get under our feet sometimes and this gives them a whole lotta space* They can … Continue reading

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New Moon

New Moon, New Journal. I love it when that happens… Parvati is starting this journal. Inked, and wouldn’t you know it after a couple years I decided to change the ink in my Metro and so she is drawn in … Continue reading

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Mom, Again

This journal I’ve not shared as many pages. Death and family — the latter being what I could not share. Some of them are still alive. Her empty jewelry box says something to me, as I get an emotional and … Continue reading

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Comforts

Bread is a comfort food. My mom made fresh bread; I never got the hang. Maybe I need to try it again? Freshly baked, a piece ripped from the end… or sliced and baked with butter and garlic. Yum.  I … Continue reading

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Deadlines

Deadlines are stressful, and partly it is because of my age; I am not as young as I used to be, and when hand stitching an item like the sofa, my arthritic hands feel it, as I am going through … Continue reading

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Crazy Busy

Before my mom died I was feeling stressed by deadlines; I wrote this at that time and it is even more true today… but I am no longer worried about her. I’m glad we took the extra time down over … Continue reading

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VSW: Kythira, Greece, Two

Mmmm, beaches, a good thing to want to visit when you are in Portland in January! Beautiful photos from Demi Kalfa! Cheery flowers all by themselves…… Finished pages! Photos used with permission as reference are from Demi Kalfa!  Thank you! … Continue reading

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