Archive for the ‘General’ Category

my life in color

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

I’m sitting here in pure Carolina mugginess on a bench on my back porch. It’s the kids’ second day at school after their 3-week break, the day after America’s historic solar eclipse, and close enough to David’s return from NY that I feel like I can start counting down the days. Though it’s been well […]

from my making place

Posted on June 13th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Here are a few glimpses into things I’ve been working on lately. Hope you enjoy them! Hand carved pine arrow (mounted on wooden box from Target). Inside: handmade copper/rock earrings made from rocks I gathered at Jordan Lake, NC. I added a bottle of RMS nail polish and gave it to a friend. I’m working […]

dala horses

Posted on February 26th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Several weeks ago, I posted pictures of these Dala horses in their raw, just-carved state. I’m excited to finally post the finished set of horses! After carving and sanding, I painted them in traditional Swedish designs along with a little twist–American flag designs on the saddles. The height of the tallest horse is 6″ and […]

144 months

Posted on December 1st, 2016 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Happy 144 months to my little red haired girl, my daring beauty, my Love and my Life ~~~ Kisses and Schmoochies, Your Lion

35 years ago

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

I found this old photo of me in my cowgirl days, haha. I was six, and this is our Shetland pony, Morning Star. I would hop on her back while she was picketed in the yard, grazing. She was so nice–she just stood patiently while I scrambled onto her back, kicking and flailing. And here […]