August 6, 2017 Jonya Pacey

  Today was a gardening day. Not a lot of gardening, as I was mostly tearing out weeds.I tend to work really hard in the early summer, then get busy with other things and the weeds take over. It’s not been so bad this year, but I’ve not been out for…

July 23, 2017 Jonya Pacey

Last time I posted, I shared I was starting some solar dyeing experiments with Queen Anne’s Lace. And as you can see from the image here, I did get a nice yellow. This was one week of wool sitting in a glass jar with the blossoms and water. Pretty, right?…

July 16, 2017 Jonya Pacey 1Comment

  I sparked a very concerned conversation on Facebook when I mentioned I was ditch-diving for Queen Anne’s Lace. Its cousins, Wild Parsnip and Poison Hemlock, are also out there and dangerous. Great to see people care! So after verifying my research, I took off well after the dew had…

May 20, 2017 Jonya Pacey

No, it’s not laundry. But she’s either in pain or singing. holy shit. and I mean that…wow. back spasms. OK, back story here. I am taking steps, literally, towards health and wellness. And with more steps each day, I realized my muscles are tight; probably why…

May 13, 2017 Boss Lady

I walked over for a shower this morning, and saw people walking their border collies and other dogs. Wanted to get a picture but the phone was safely back here at the camper. Slept very well!  It’s really been fun. Since we didn’t have to run home last night after…

July 30, 2016 Jonya Pacey

This is a stake-in-the-ground sort of weekend for me. I’m taking on new responsibilities and rearranging others. My brain wants me to do some things and my bank account demands I do others. Curious? Read on. Firstly, the bank account – to feed it, I’ve taken a second part-time job…

January 21, 2016 Jonya Pacey

I ate a muffin yesterday. It was a pretty good muffin even though there was a small packet underneath the paper wrapper that said “Do Not Eat” because it was a packaged muffin and I suppose they didn’t want it to get soggy in the days and weeks until I…