October 2011

Pumpkins: Paint or Carve ?

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  journal entry:   We took pumpkins with us when we went for a visit. And paints. And glitter spray. And glow-in-the-dark paint. Mom had painting shirts handy and dad set up a table in the driveway. I poured the paint onto paper plates and stood back. Some children hurry when they paint and some […]

Pumpkins Are Ready

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journal entry: Music to my ears. The Pumpkins Are Ready ! That means lots of fun. Fun only children could think of in a pumpkin patch. It is especially fun to harvest pumpkins at the end of the day. When the evening light makes them glow.   Everyone knows you can’t just pick up a […]

Apple Harvest

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  journal entry: Everyone we know is talking about their fruit trees. Trees that are supported by sticks and boards because they are so heavy with fruit.  Bumper crops of everything. Apples. Peaches. Pears. The bounty actually makes me a little nervous.  Does it mean that next year will be lean? Grandpa took extra careful […]

Halloween Garland

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journal entry: Spooky stuff is really fun. Simple spooky stuff is even more fun. I cut these shapes with my Silhouette Cutting Machine. Spiders. Pumpkins. Bats. Cats.     I used my tiny hole punch to punch two holes in each piece. Then, I threaded a flexible black floral wire through the holes.  Here and […]