August 2015 – Little Tassie Prepper

“Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.” -Marcelene Cox

A couple of months ago I planted out around 100 bean and pea seeds, partly as an experiment, partly as a way to cover the garden to prevent weed growth, and also as a chance to grow some food. When I lived in Collinsvale I had no success in growing produce in the winter.  Every Read more about “Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.” -Marcelene Cox[…]

“I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.” – Henri Matisse

Several of my readers have been asking me to write more about my work on the renovations to the Studio, so I will share some more info. I have taken some time off work so that I can focus more on the renovations.  This week we had plans to finish everything that is required, yet Read more about “I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.” – Henri Matisse[…]

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“If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?” – Stevie Nicks

It seems that every time I have a large project on the cards, I get injured or sick. I just mentioned in my last post that I have the large project of converting my workshop/laundry into a studio apartment for my mother-in-law. I have almost completed the work I have to do on the project, Read more about “If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?” – Stevie Nicks[…]

“Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” – LL Cool J

Over the last week or so, Kitty and I have been very busy  working on a special project.  One that I wanted to wait until we had made some progress on before I revealed it to you all. Several years ago, Kitty’s mother lived with us in our Collinsvale home.  She moved out some time Read more about “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” – LL Cool J[…]