October 30, 2011

October 27, 2011

Crafty Folks I Love: Bossy's Feltworks

Last month when we were on Orcas Island, 
I got to meet the great women of Bossy's Feltworks.
Those gals know how to felt!
 I loved to see all their creations in real life.
You can shop for all their cuteness here,
and read all about their life here.

I taught a great group to make needle felted birds in September.
It was so fun to watch their little personalities form out of felt.

This month a the class helped grow a plump pumpkin patch.

And next month will be Gnomes!

You can join the fun on November 30th from 5-7:30pm at collage.  
Call 503.249.2190 to register.  I'd love to see you in class!

October 23, 2011

happy yellow.

My dad had a silly pair of glasses that he called his Happy Glasses.
They were just yellow lenses, maybe for fog?
All I know is that he would put them on while driving,
and sway back and forth like Ray Charles
tickling out a great piano tune.
We would laugh and laugh.
Sometimes I think fall is like those yellow tinted frames.
Everything explodes with yellow glee, 
and I can't help but thinking
"It's alright."

October 8, 2011

Poppy's Day.

Today is Dead Dad Day number 11.
But, I was so amazingly lucky to have a fantastic father,
that today I just like to remember what a
wonderful, funny, silly, kind, caring,
warm and creative man he was.
I wish everyone got to have a Dad as fantastic as mine.
He is missed and loved deeply by all who knew him,
especially me.
Love you Poppy.