Monthly Archives: July 2008

Some VW Love.

You gotta love a VW bus. Don’t they just make you smile? I caught this one in Belfast a couple weeks ago. I can’t help but to photograph them when I see them. Runs in my family. Enjoy.Love,Jodi

A Quilt for Great Grandma.

In the works 🙂 This photo shows me matching up fabric photos with corresponding reproduction 1930-40’s fabrics. This quilt will be for my Memere to celebrate her 80-something birthday next week. I know she is going to love it. All of her precious great-grandchildren will be featured on it – along with a photo of […]

Conversation Video #2.

http://www.flickr.com/apps/video/stewart.swf?v=55430 We tell Isaac a fanciful tale of when Mommy was a mermaid and Daddy was a pirate … and how we met once out at sea … and that Mommy decided to become a human so that she could live a mortal life with Daddy … and raise a family together … etc. And […]

Back in the Saddle.

I have begun sewing again … finally. It has been over 2 months … and I was starting to twitch. But after some brief sorting of some sewing supplies, I sat down to make a new bag. This sweet bag is made from vintage fabric squares that I inherited from my Mother-in-Law, some rick-rack from […]

Happy Independance Day.

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~William Faulkner Enjoy the day,JodiP.S. When I think of the word “freedom”, I always picture a seagull … flying free … from sea to shining sea. Others picture an eagle. I prefer my seagulls 🙂

My Roses Don’t Miss Me.

I planted the above rose bush over 6 years ago – at the old homestead – and it never did anything worth photographing … that is, until I moved away. Now that we are all moved out of the house, this rose bush decided to bloom in all its glory. And I am left wondering […]

Day 1: Jodi Day Camp: STRAWBERRIES

I am happy to say that the first day of “Jodi Day Camp” was a success. We collectively made some excellent “Banana-Strawberry-Blueberry-Chocolate Chip Cake”: We used a Banana Nut Bread recipe (doubled) … excluded the nuts … and simply added chopped up fresh strawberries, frozen blueberries, and chocolate chips. Then we mixed some brown sugar […]