First, my This is for the week...
This is my favorite book.
It's a tiny image of When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. It's my favorite children's book. The writing and imagery are beautiful and simple.
For my grown-up book selection, I had a harder time deciding. I go between
Emma by Jane Austen
In Search of Lost Time by Proust
Each very different from the other, but I am drawn to the way that both these authors have mastered the study of character.
and some news...
I've been invited to sell my little market bags at the Milton Farmers Market. So I've been busy sewing away. I'll be there 3 festival dates, the first one being June 26th. I have to say it's exciting and a little scary at the same time. I've got lots of little details to figure out and it is a little overwhelming right now, but I just try to do a bit every night and I'm sure things will fall into place.
It's been vacation week here and the weather has kindly cooperated and acted like spring. Really beautiful, dry and sunny and perfect. I got a lot of gardening in, and my little patio garden is coming along nicely. Unfortunately it just looks like little green clumps right now. So until I have lovely blooms to show, here are some of the flowers that are coming up in other parts of the yard...
The yard sale season has begun and with it my first find.
A little bench for the basement/playroom. We've been looking for a small couch for the playroom and this will work out nicely I think. This is the before picture. I've since cleaned it up and it is awaiting proper placement downstairs.