Wednesday, June 20, 2012
We spent a relaxing weekend in Nice. We had breakfast one morning on the Mediterranean.
The town is full of old buildings painted in pastel colors. That's Michael in the yellow shirt in the foreground.
The flower and produce market was very photogenic.
I'd never seen tomatoes quite like these. There was also cheese, soap, spices...
...and many flavors of sugar.
This bouquet of garlic almost looks like a bunch a flowers.
I spent a lot of time scanning buildings for interesting details.
We attended a concert in Notre Dame Cathedral.
Our big excursion in Nice was to the Chagall Museum, in which he installed, before his death, a series of paintings based on Old Testament stories. It was a moving experience, and I didn't take any pictures there, as I didn't want any filter between me and the works. So many things defy photography.
A few years ago I learned to harvest yarn from old wool sweaters. I don't do it so much anymore, with the exception of if I find...
I've been fascinated with locker hooking since Vicki posted about her project some time ago. It's a craft where you take strips ...
I warped my rug with a couple of weights of crochet cotton. Size 3 crochet cotton (the Aunt Lydia's brand is commonly available) is ...
I started piecing these blocks, which are from a Karen Stone pattern called "Mississippi Wheel of Fortune," published in the March...