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the sun is shining

October 14, 2013

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enjoy  the pumpkin pie

and the beautiful weather – while it lasts

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Bryan was here for a whirlwind visit

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two of his machine knitted pieces – a cowl and a scarf

kakishibu and indigo, stencilled and shibori

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an autumn walk in the cemetery, along the waterfront

where the mushrooms are abundant

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a pocketful of lichen

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a Victoria history lesson (click to enlarge)

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and a visit to Emily Carr

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visitors leave her gifts

she wrote

” Oh, God, what have I seen? Where have I been? Something has spoken to the very soul of me, wonderful, mighty, not of this world…. Something in me is trying to answer.”

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. October 14, 2013 11:59 am

    giving thanks, indeed! i will be in canada during american thanksgiving but unfortunately not west enough.

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  2. October 14, 2013 12:46 pm

    happy thanksgiving, i think we should all celebrate on this day when it’s harvest time. despite the fun of having my birthday be on thanksgiving every seven years–and emily, i remember when i first saw her painting and was swept away!

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  3. October 15, 2013 3:19 am

    you had a great thanksgiving indeed! great weather, friends,inspiration and nature’s bounty.

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  4. Renee permalink
    October 15, 2013 5:04 am

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  5. October 15, 2013 3:18 pm

    I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! It’s probably my favorite American holiday, too.

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    • October 15, 2013 3:36 pm

      Kerry – a favorite time of year, the weather is beautiful, good food, good friends. can’t be better.

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      • October 15, 2013 3:40 pm

        Just curious–did you get an email with the loom photos? My computer was acting hinky and I wasn’t sure the pix went through . . .

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      • October 15, 2013 3:55 pm

        Kerry – sorry, yes I did but the computer is in the guest bedrm. so I’ll reply tomorrow. 🙂

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      • October 15, 2013 4:13 pm

        No rush at all!! Just wanted to be sure they got thru.

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