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What I’m Digging

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Happy Friday, friends, and happy spring! Although it’s in the 20’s here this morning, and there was the faintest dusting of snow yesterday, the shift in seasons is palpable. You can smell it, I swear, or at least I can, what with the nose of a hound I seem to possess.

In other news, I’ve got a Small Measures post up today on Design Sponge. Naturally colored eggs, folks! They’re where it’s AT!

I wasn’t on my computer too terribly much this week, with all the traveling and visiting and generally gadding about we were engaged in. So, this round-up will be short, but sweet. Here’s a smattering of this’s and that’s that caught my attention:

*Heard this playing while at Amanda‘s and can’t stop listening to (yes, that there triangle has a pronunciation, and it’s “Alt J”).

*You MUST get over to Mighty Nest and enter their huge Duralex giveaway. Sensational!

*Picked up a lovely pair of burgundy-colored tapers at the Brattleboro Co-op (which is seriously amazing).

*Excited about work I’ve been doing with these folks.

*Learned about Darn Tough Socks through Arnold during our time in Vermont.

*I think Joy’s pancakes need to happen in the cove.

*Elderflower + Hard Cider=two of my favorite things, married, in a holy union. Aaaahhhhhh.

We’ll be spending some quality time with family tomorrow, and otherwise settling back into the rhythm of being home. The daffodils are abundant, the tulips are starting to peek through, there are seeds to be started, and soil to be dug into. Goodness abounds!

Wherever you go this weekend, whatever you do, and whomever you do it with, may it be grand!

*I always post a photo of Huxley here each Friday because, truly, he’s what his Papa and I dig the most. Here he is in our room at the Chesterfield Inn, contemplating exactly which crayon with which to craft his masterpiece (er, scribble with). 

3 Responses to What I’m Digging

  • Alicia says:

    I love the Brattleboro Co-op. I stop there whenever I travel north for Wisdom of the Herbs each month. But I also have a yen for the Hunger Mountain Co-op (http://hungermountain.coop/), located in Montpelier.

  • Laura D says:

    So I’ve just found your blog and have already seen several references by you to the fact that you are a huge hard cider fan. That is totally me, too. I don’t like beer much (though I do love wine) – I’m more of a cider gal… so I’ll have to try out your favorite Angry Orchard. I’ve seen it in the stores. My personal favorite is the Amber of Woodchuck Cider… and I’ll never forget a bottle of French cider I tried when I was in Paris during my junior year abroad. :o)

  • Kathleen says:

    I love darn tough socks!! I spend a lot of time in Wilmington, VT, so have passed many an afternoon after a morning hike (in those most amazing socks) in Brattleboro coffee shops. Hope you liked your visit to VT!