Archive for the ‘Making Stuff’ Category

dall’s sheep painting

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Just finishing up my latest oil painting. It’s a Dall’s sheep, which live in Alaska, the Arctic, Yukon, and other northerly climates. I started this in the painting class I took Zia to this summer at our library, but ended up spending my time there listening to the lectures and not painting much. The oils […]

new in the shop: turquoise and silver necklaces

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

These are my latest creations. Turquoise lumps in hues of green and aqua, wrapped in delicate sterling silver wire and hung on a silver plated chain. Made on the dining room table in the midst of a 4-year-old swirl of glitter, tempera paint, dried beans, glue, and cheese sticks. Poco Leon Studio Save Save Save […]

first snow!

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

I know it’s been for-ev-ah since I’ve posted, and I’m so very sorry for the absence. <3 Our days here have been full of lots of good things, and I’ll try to give a little glimpse of them in this post. We help with a food bank on Lookout Mountain now on Tuesdays, and it’s […]

made by zia

Posted on September 14th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

I know my posts have been few and far between, but life is rolling along just as steadily as ever. David is in Lexington for a few days building out a network, and the kids and I are holding down the fort at home. It’s been cool and rainy, and currently there are piles of […]

happy birthday, zia!

Posted on July 10th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  8 Comments »

Happy birthday to our baby girl–who somehow, someway, became a nine-year-old today. We went to White Fence Farm in Lakewood for lunch. They have a home-style restaurant, gift shops, a little petting farm with goats, a playground, and a stagnant brown pond that sports a sign with something about “natural flow water.” šŸ˜‰ The restaurant […]