Vermont Harvest Folk Art by Doreen Frost
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Tucked in a valley, at the foot of Round Mountain, among the graceful Maples & Oaks you will find our Little Brown House. Smoke billows from the chimney seven or eight months out of the year, a river rambles nearby, sheep & cows graze in the meadows and turkey's forage along the olde stone walls.

~ GREETINGS. I AM SO HAPPY YOU'VE STOPPED BY.~

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Autumn & WInter Workshops.......


GOODE day my deare and lovely friends.  I hope this note finds you healthy and in goode spirits.  Ahh, the lovely month of August has arrived with it's cool & dewy mornings, warm days and teasing hints of Autumn just around the corner.  Chickadee's sing, mama turkeys wander the fields, with their brood, and pumpkins grow fat on the vines.  Oh, I do so love this time of year.  

I am busy, in the studio, creating and finalizing plans for the remainder of the year.  With the world such as it is, and my asthma being a concern, I have decided I will not be doing my Autumn & Winter workshops, here in our home, this year.  I will surely miss the comradery and deare friendships however, the prospect of a more relaxing Autumn honestly fills my heart with contentment.  I am enjoying this bit of respite, for me it is a time to recharge and refocus.  I feel like this slow down is a gift I've been given and I need to use it as such.  Of course, my heart breaks for everyone suffering with their health or in other ways due to the virus, and I am grateful for our health and well being and certainly do not take that for granted, I am simply turning this situation into a positive as best I can. :). 

Let us hope that 2021 will be a fresh new year filled with goode will, excitement, new plans and gatherings of all sorts. Until then my friends, may we be patient and kind and make the best of a difficult situation.

I'm off now ~ my stitching calls.  Until next time, be well my friends.  doreen

ps....Beatrix Potter (my sourdough starter) is still going strong and makes the most scrumptious bread I've ever had :).

11 comments:

  1. Have you tried adding sliced Kalamata olives to your bread dough? It's one of my favorites.

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    1. Hello Nancy. Thank you so much for stopping by. I've not done that just yet but I do have a recipe I've been dying to try. I LOVE Olive bread :). Thanks so much for the reminder. Be well, Doreen

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  2. Have a wonderful day ! I so hope to be able to return to crafting soon. I miss it dearly. Your writings always bring such peace and wonderful visions to life. May you stay safe and healthy.

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    1. Hello Jennifer ~ thank you so much for stopping by and for your lovely, and kind, words. I will keep you in my thoughts and hope you are back to creating soon. hugs, doreen

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  3. I can comment on this one! Glad to have you back. Curious...what is the bound edge in the photo above? A rug?

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    1. wooohooo Lynda. SO glad you are able to comment!! :). It is a table runner I am working on called Vermont Sampler. The pattern will be released on the 18th. Stay safe and well, doreen

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  4. It was nice hearing that this covid situation is not bringing you down as it is for so many myself being one. I look forward to more of your blog...stay positive.

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    1. Goode morning. I am SO sorry it is bringing you down ~ I will keep you in my thoughts and hope life improves greatly, for you, ever so soon. HUGS, doreen

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  5. What a lovely post, Doreen... very well said.
    Hugs,
    Vicki

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    1. Hello Vicki ~ thank you so very much :) be well, doreen

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