Wednesday, April 29, 2009

making me happy

cute selvedges:


funny quotes:

“If more homosexuals were in the Obamas’ lives, there is no way Michelle would have worn a twin set when she met the queen.”

--Max Mutchnick, co-creator of Will and Grace, quoted in The New York Times.

good books:


How did I not read Far From the Madding Crowd until now? Loved it, from the first word to the last. I was expecting F. Scott Fitzgerald and was completely surprised, especially at the subtle humor.

sun, sand and water in the middle of the city:



(in April, no less!)

eating out-of-doors:


vibrant paintings:

3 comments:

  1. That is an outrageously cute selvage (and an outrageously cute fabric). What are you using it for?

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  2. This East Coast heat wave was fun! We broke out the kiddie pool :)

    I, too, *love* Far from the Madding Crowd. I assumed it would be tragic & steered clear for years. We were missing out!

    BTW, I appreciated your post about contemplating the home sewer when you make your patterns--I'd love to own a serger but that investment is years away.

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  3. Hardy, sunshine and cute fabric! Sounds perfect. I read my way through all Hardy's books one summer when I was a student. I love the Woodlanders best.

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