Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fishtastrophe

Nine years ago, I had the idea to turn the downstairs bathtub into an indoor koi pond.  I decided this in December, and it’s hard to purchase koi in this part of the world at that time of year, and … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

One of the things I did in Jamestown was organize my silver.  It was scattered amongst a bunch of different boxes and bags, which made it hard to find what I needed when I needed it.  I put all of the … Continue reading

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What We Made: Jamestown 2012

Well, some of it anyway.  My lovely hostess was enjoying oil paints and polymer clay, and made some magnets reflective of the locale: I was a little more eclectic (read as:  unfocused), and played with beads and clay and put … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens

I haven’t been to Longwood Gardens in, like, forever.  I think I last went there on a date in 1986.  But we thought that the Bruce Munro light installation looked interesting, so we bought our timed tickets and went.  It starts … Continue reading

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Back to the Salt Mines

Not literally.  (Although if you ever get the chance to go to the Wieliczka salt mine outside of Krakow, do it!  For real.  Those miners were artists.)  But after a relaxing weekend in Jamestown, I did have to head back … Continue reading

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20 Things–Jamestown

I wasn’t going to post a 20 things for Jamestown, because I go every year.  But it’s never quite exactly the same trip, so here’s some of what we did this year: Saw the blue moon rise over Narragansett Bay … Continue reading

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End of Summer Mix

Labor Day….the unofficial end of summer.  And here’s what’s in currently in heavy rotation….. Ho Hey–the Lumineers Home–Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Every Night I Say a Prayer–Little Boots Here with Me–Dido Lights–Ellie Goulding Fireflies–Owl City This Must Be … Continue reading

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You Don’t Become a Hero….

by being normal.  (Imagefrom the movie vigged from the internet.  Try paranorman.com.) I finally saw my first 3-D movie, Paranorman.  The movie was very cute (and very kid-appropriate) but still had an adult sense of humor.  I was worried about the … Continue reading

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