moon melancholy * aquarius season

 

A cold wind is blowing.

The treetops are swaying and my breath drifts off in white whispers.

The brown and gray landscaping is starting to take a toll on me.

And then that moon.

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lusty lavender the day I became rebellious

 smile.

Last year I met a woman in the grocery store that had purple hair.  I stopped to talk to her and asked if I could take her picture.  She was absolutely thrilled to have her picture taken.

Purple has been my favorite color for a very long time.

Although as a very young child when asked, I said red.  I think maybe it was suggested by someone else, that red was my favorite color.

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Happy Birthday Winter and a farmhouse renovation update Dec. 2017

Snow is falling.

I cooked a feast as though I was expecting an army.   Mr. Cottage carved the turkey, we gathered our little family together, we gave thanks and ate until our bellies could hold no more. Continue reading

Hello – can you please help me get these boots off my feet

Double-crossed by a fan dancer

– from the movie gold diggers of 1937?  Not a particularly good movie in my opinion and I think this was the only funny line.  Somehow it tickles my fancy.

I love old movies, I like to watch them early in the morning before the sun comes up.  It seems to be the only time I can sit still long enough to watch a movie.

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box full of vintage treasure

I went up in the attic, out to the garage and into the far depths of my studio and pulled out boxes of dusty, crusty moth-eaten, beautiful stuff.

 

 

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2 chicks from Sweden on bicycles visit our Pippy Longstocking House

Labor Day 2017, possibly one of the best experiences Mr. Cottage and I have had in a long time.

Mr. Cottage was out on the North 40 mowing the grass and I was around back cleaning out the hen houses.  I heard the dogs barking and figured I better go up to the house and see what was going on.  They only bark when they are inside the house if someone has knocked on the door. Continue reading