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Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Lure of Birchwood

The Lure of Birchwood

From afar, details disappear and only silhouettes remain. Sharp corners of my memory have softened over time. The greater picture of things past remain and become more valuable. From afar, everything is seen differently. Although, I remember everything. The birches and the beauty of the birchwood are one of the natural symbols of Belarusian culture […]

Beaded Designer Flip Flops

Beaded Designer Flip Flops

While vacationing in my home country of Brazil a few years ago, I kept seeing these beautiful beaded flip flops I just ‘needed’ to have. I asked a local craftswoman if she could make some for me, but unfortunately, she was unable to. I was so disappointed, I really wanted some! I decided that if […]

Georgian Bay Cardigan

Georgian Bay Cardigan

We spend a few weeks each summer at the family cottage in the Thirty Thousand Islands area of Georgian Bay. It’s a beautiful place with wind swept trees, gorgeous views, great channels to canoe or kayak, and excellent sailing. However, it can get a little chilly, particularly at the beginning and end of the summer. […]

Ocean Sands Cover Up

Ocean Sands Cover Up

I love walking in the warm sand by the ocean, listening to the waves, looking for shells. I find it so soothing, feeling the water on my feet. My face and skin kissed by the sunshine, wind blowing through my hair, watching the sandpipers running up and down the beach. Experiencing the evening sunsets is […]