Mary

Things are very suspicious over here, I know.  I’ve had over a month long sabbatical from blogging.  That’s not how I intended it to be.  But blogging slipped my mind as of late since I’ve been… – Getting ready for Summer classes (and now taking

Read further…

The Abbotts came in town Wednesday afternoon, right after Mom and I spoke at the Mother Daughter Cherished Lessons Webinar (which went very well, by the way).  It was an anticipated visit that was certain to advance our mediocre yet thoroughly entertaining film project, along

Read further…

Last month, a lady down the street from us, Mrs. Nancy Lee, began giving us knitting lessons.  She has started teaching us all sorts of handicrafts, and plans on eventually teaching us how to weave (she has three looms and a spinning wheel…I can’t wait

Read further…

On September 12th we conducted a photoshoot of all us Read girls for The Girlhood Home Companion.  Here are some funny outtakes: Now for some nice ones… Yesterday I finally got started on my portrait of Beth and Jenny.  I’m enjoying using my new brushes and

Read further…

February is showing itself to be quite an eventful month! It is also a leap year, remember. Apparently every Presidential Election year happens to be a leap year (every four years). Some friends visited yesterday. Next weekend John Y. is returning from Denver for a

Read further…

Well, today was my 18th birthday.  I believe my littlest siblings were more excited about it than I was (cake and celebrations are so fresh and new in their young minds). When I was but 10 I often said, “I only have 8 years left

Read further…

Time ticks away. My time has been occupied with chiseling a substantially intriguing script treatment out of my wordy inventions {it is now completed. A little Dominique coop redux here and there. Planning paintings to grace the walls of the guest house in construction on

Read further…

The chicks were let out for the first time at two weeks of age (we had to wait for the weather conditions to be right).  Below are photos and videos of their first two outings.  We have also begun construction on the new chicken coop. 

Read further…

Around 7:00 antemeridiem yesterday Dad received the familiar call from the Post Office – our chicks had arrived! He dropped Rachel and I off briefly at the back door of the Post Office, where we had been instructed by the workers to "ring the buzzer" to pick up

Read further…

I had my 17th birthday yesterday. I had a very enjoyable little party with my family. Grandmomma and Granddaddy came for supper. They gave me a pretty gold colored jacket and crocheted beret. I also received a lovely scented candle from Mom. To our surprise,

Read further…

Load More