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Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 30, 2014

“The world is exploding in emerald, sage, and lusty chartreuse – neon green with so much yellow in it. It is an explosive green that, if one could watch it moment by moment throughout the day, would grow in every dimension.” ― Amy Seidl

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 29, 2014

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” ― Marty Rubin

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 28, 2014

“Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?” ― Neltje Blanchan

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 25, 2014

“I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer.” ― Dodie Smith

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 24, 2014

“It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.” ― John Galsworthy

Craft of the Month: “Junk” Art

“Junk” can get a bad rap. While I’m not advocating for keeping anything and everything for the possibility of reusing it in the future, this month’s craft is about being inspired to creatively repurpose that pile of … well, junk. Not to mention, it’s a fun way to do some spring cleaning!   How to make … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 23, 2014

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”  ― William Shakespeare

Wednesday’s Whim: Dirt

Last week, Ashley posted a quote by Margaret Atwood that read: “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” And then a few days later I wrote notes to two friends of mine I haven’t yet met, both infants who live across the country with their parents, friends from … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 22, 2014

“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.” ― Virgil Kraft

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 21, 2014

“who knows if the moon’s a balloon, coming out of a keen city in the sky–filled with pretty people? (and if you and I should get into it, if they should take me and take you into their balloon, why then we’d go up higher with all the pretty people than houses and steeples and … Continue reading