Orb Weaver

This orb weaver has been on our porch for a long while now, but this morning was hanging like this from the very front of the porch (last web made was still up and back near the door.) Later I checked, and she was sitting on the step below. Then this very photo was taken…

Allergy nearly deathly

Things got so bad this week, I had a litany of symptoms and taking Benadryl every 6 hours since mid-week. I’m still a mess but many aspect of it have improved. Not a ringing endorsement of no misery. Plenty of that remains. I’m about to run out of Benadryl, so I got an Amazon generic…

Year of the Maple

It was so dark this morning, then light came back. In and out, too shiny, just bright enough, darker, lighter, sun and shade alternating. Threat of rain all week. Today it started out wet, and we’ll have more of it. Temperatures were higher last week and lower this week. Humidity is up, but not all…

Ribbon Cloves Sachet

I made this from what I had on hand, the widest translucent ribbon I had, tiny, just not exceptionally tiny. I overlapped the two edges and back-stitched them together for the middle seam. Then I reinforced the middle of the ribbon back-stitching horizontally to act as a bottom, folded the ribbon there, and started to…

Spring, Spring, GO AWAY!

It all comes down to … itchy eyes, and the whole drama that is called “allergies” … I’m so tired of it, dealing with issues every day, but so much worse in Spring these last several years, and it’s starting to ramp up already, crying only makes it worse. 🙁