Monday, July 21, 2014

Music Monday - Aint No Sunshine....

Once upon a time there was a brothers/boy band called Hanson (remember MmmBop? their titular single?). They grew up apparently. And still sing. Quite impressively even! Listen to their lovely, mature cover here:

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday Sketching -

In the teensy purse Moleskine, balanced upon my knee....

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Terrific Tuesday - Garden Tour!

Right now, I'm in charge of organizing a monthly activity for my group of church ladies-

 This month, we decided to go on a 'field trip' and have an official garden tour of the gorgeous kitchen gardens at the celebrated Herbfarm Restaurant.

 The raised beds were stunning as always.

 And we got some detailed insights from Herbfarm's own kitchen gardener.

 Golden hour...

 Blooming amaranth.

 Runner-bean teepee.

 Alium flower heads.

 And these fireworks-looking things are an ornamental alium bloom - new to me!

 There are also a pair of Vietnamese potbelly pigs named Borage and Basil. Darling boys!

 The bumblebees were out in force (and moving too quickly for my camera to catch well in the lowering light). It was truly lovely.

 We then met back together for some herb-based treats - made with herbs from *my* garden.

 The sorbets were particularly good (it has been so hot lately).

Lovely group of ladies, beautiful growing things and delicious treats. What could be better? :-)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Music Monday - Say Something (Pentatonix)

Seems like time for another Pentatonix video... (love these guys).

Friday, July 11, 2014

Donato Giancola Workshop weekend!

Another TLCWorkshop weekend - this time with the amazing Donato Giancola!

You can read a full report of the workshop starting here.

Monday, July 07, 2014

Music Monday - Legend of Zelda/Remix

My son sent me a link to this remix of Legend of Zelda's:Ocarina of Time "Generations" (Forest Temple) theme, which is lovely. 

I'm always impressed by how much good music backs video games...

Friday, July 04, 2014

Family Fourth

 Spent a lovely, relaxed 4th of July with family members in Utah.

 Here's Grandma with her newest grandbaby (being held by his older sister) -

It was such a treat that my trip happened to correspond with his arrival! I got to hold him at 15 hours old and visit him over the next three days. Lucky!