Sunday, May 2

taking a break from the tail...

oh my gosh the tail has taken over my life. i haven't cooked a meal in four days. seriously, there is dust on my stove top. the tail deadline is tuesday, and i take comfort in knowing i'm not the only one burning the midnight oil this weekend. it still isn't done, but she does have a name now, yesterday she became "moira." not sure why, that's the name that popped into my head.
at any rate, i am taking a break to post photos of the wonderful package i got from my swap partner marcia. we were partners in a swap for all seasons may day tussie mussie swap, and boy do i feel spoiled. the tussie mussie she made me fits my living room perfectly as you can see. take a peek at that little angel! what a great face! and look at all the wonderful treasures she filled my package with! a bag of ghiradelli coffee (i didn't know they made coffee! it's wonderful) beautiful ribbons, tags, and look what she did with the CD cases! filled them with all kinds of wonderful stuff (my fave - look at the one that has my name on the top of an old page from a book!) the beautiful green salt shaker is filled with sand from carmel, CA, and beach glass from FRANCE!!! (i took it out & touched it) but what knocked me over the edge is that vintage mermaid!!! holy fish tails batman! what a treasure! i love her! i love it all. go check out marcia's blog Vintage French Hen. she has a beautiful family & home, and is very talented. thank you thank you marcia!

okay, break's over. the next time you hear from me will be with photos (from my new and amazing camera if i can figure out how to download them....) of moira the halibut tail. oh, and of della meeting her first kodiak brown bear.


  1. giggling and totally understanding being obsessed with a project ... can't wait to meet Moira the Halibut tail = Love it!

    what a lot of fantastic loot you got in your swap, really beautiful!

  2. So understand. Right now Im underwater and you would think this would make a sea witch do the happy dance. I'm spread so thin, I only wish I looked that thin. Love your swap goodies. So colorful. Sea Witch

  3. Wow, Deb!!! What wonderful things you received!!! Beach glass from FRANCE??? I would do such a happy dance! Doug and I enjoyed looking over the maps of where you live. He couldn't get over the tent you stay in to cook for the lodge. I want to come and go kayaking, Brenna does, too!!!
    Give Moira a smooch and good luck!!!


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