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We went walking at the Sandy River Delta last weekend and it was so perfect and flat and gorgeous and quiet and beautiful that when I came off Thousand Acres Road and turned into the meadow I just broke down... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Posie Gets Cozy
They're ready! Stuffed and ready to go! Typing this with one hand while holding a kitten. For the Things of Autumn Cross-Stitch KIT, please click HERE. For the Things of Autumn Cross-Stitch instantly downloadable PDF, which includes both a color... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, man. What a week. It's been challenging, guys. Thank you to everyone who wrote in and asked how we were doing. I'm so sorry it's taken me so long to get back here and update you. School is taking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
We made it! We made it through the first week of school, and it was seriously awesome. I could not be happier, and Amelia is over the moon. She's asking to do school on Saturday and Sunday. How sweet is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
We got a new kitten. Her name is Agatha. Isn't she adorable????? We love her so much! She is so utterly adorable and sweet! I've never had a kitten like this. You can turn her over onto her back and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Just two days. Two days that felt like two years and also two minutes. River time is fairy time. You don't know what hour or even what day it is, unless you can tell time by the sun. And who... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
I'm sorry I am so late with releasing this design, but the good news is that all of the kits are assembled and ready to ship right now. I won't be long-winded here today — details and are at the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
It's truly summer now. It's hotter, drier, dustier, and everything is in bloom. Our weather has been quite pleasant, in my opinion, because it's been a very cool summer here, only heating up this week. All the many troubles of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, hello my dear friends. How are you? We are all home today. Andy is in the garage playing guitar. Amelia is smashing something with the pestle and mortar (I dare not ask). I am cutting linen for the new... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, where do the days go? They slide away, they slide away. It's been three months since our stay-home order went into effect. It's felt long and also short, since the days are all so similar they really do run... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
I took a bike ride again yesterday. This time I went the other way, not down the hill toward the fancy houses but up the flat road toward the high street. It felt like I hadn't been out in days,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Hello, dear friends. I'm so sorry it takes me so long to get back here more often. I don't know where the time goes, honestly. I am thinking I need to make a list of projects that I would like... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Hello my friends. How are you doing? We are all home today, in various parts of the house. I'm sitting upstairs on my bed with the computer on my lap. Andy's downstairs looking for our pasta machine that we haven't... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Good Saturday morning to you, dear friends. It's a rainy morning here. We've been working on our backyard a lot this week. We started at the back door and have been working our way out. It was a total mess.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
In the afternoon I ride my bike down to the mailbox a few blocks away. It's sunny and quiet, so quiet. I pedal slowly, looking around. Aimless. Unusual. It’s empty. I could ride right down the middle of the street.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Hello, hello! I truly hope you are all healthy and well and staying safe. I am thinking of you and wishing you all every good thing right now, wherever you are and whatever your circumstances. These are hard days. Here... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Sending love and endless gratitude to all of those who don't have the luxury of working from or staying at home right now, like grocery store clerks, bus and delivery drivers, airport employees, and especially our first responders, doctors, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, hello, dear friends. Hello! I plopped all of these photos into this post in one fell swoop. I do that with every post and then Typepad arranges them into some mysterious order I don't understand. Usually I fuss with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, spring! I love it! Here in Oregon, spring is glorious, filled with daffodils, wild weather, blossoming trees, and glistening raindrops. Every little kid on the playground has a pair of colorful rubber boots. Every other yard has a lovely,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
"Mom, pretend I'm a lost kitten and you found me." Me, setting the alarm this morning and leaving the house with Amelia, only to come out the front door and almost fall on top of Amelia, suddenly squatting in her... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
I posted this photo to Instagram this morning. I took it yesterday as I was working in my office making a master list of names, numbers, and symbols of all of the floss colors I use in my designs. Currently... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Thank you, dear friends, for every one of your kind words. We were so touched by them all, and by your sweet and generous presence here. You are so kind, and I appreciate it so much. Thank you. Thank you.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
We lost our little cat Bridget this weekend. We'd known it was coming for a while but, even knowing that, it was still so hard. She was twenty years old this spring. We found her when she was a baby... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Thank you for all of your sweet birthday wishes! I had such a lovely day and it feels like it has stretched into weeks. I've been lazy and lingering and literally soaking up the blissful, fuzzy, languid blur of January,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy
Oh, HELLO!!! Hi! Happy New Year, dear friends! I am home alone in the house here for the first time in many weeks. I'm in my office and have my hot tea and my fake fireplace on. Clover Meadow is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Posie Gets Cozy