Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Episode 17 - Color

Word of the Day - Color

Ruthie brought quince jelly!

Our word of the day was suggested by Beth's sister, Ruthie, also our very special guest for this podcast episode.

A bit about color and dye workshops, dyeing techniques.

“On and on they flew, over the countryside parceled out in patches of green and brown, over roads and rivers winding through the landscapes like strips of matte and glossy ribbon.” - J. K. Rowling

Great movies about color

The changing attitudes about color and race and the words used for description.

Martha and her baby
Colorful new baby goat!

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it." - Alice Walker

“Isn't it strange that I know you'd risk your life to save mine, but I don't even know what your favorite color is?” - Suzanne Collins

Adult coloring books. Spoon Mountain Farm coloring book by talented artist Sarah Reyburnh

A Little Sweet...

Leslie is spinning hand dyed angora wool from her German Angora rabbits and planning a rabbit house. Also a yard sale for Memorial Day weekend. She is on the third side of the final border of the Quill Shawl.

Beth has been dealing with eye surgery and lots of projects at the Reynolds Homestead. She will be presenting the siblings book on June 5 to kickoff the annual book sale.

Hand dyed, hand spun yarn, one of several new yarns at Greenberry House
Ruthie is winding down her teaching year but has been doing a series of studies of famous paintings and the Bible verses that inspired them. 

A Little Tart...

Much talk about numerous books with color in the titles and terrific songs with colors in the titles and lyrics.

A Little Unexpected...

Escaping dogs and the Music Jam in Meadows of Dan at the Toy Museum; 2 - 5 on Saturdays throughout the summer is planned. Visitors from Australia and other places. 

“The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.” - John Ruskin

“Music gives color to the air of the moment.” - Karl Lagerfeld

“You know those days when you get the means reds?’
‘Same as the blues?’
‘No,’ she said slowly. ‘No, the blues are because you’re getting fat or maybe it’s been raining too long. You’re sad that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. You’re afraid, and you sweat like hell, but you don’t know what you’re afraid of." - Truman Capote

Your hosts wrap things up and will be back with a new word in a couple of weeks.

Music Attribution
Reverie (small theme)
by _ghost
featuring Pitx

Friday, May 20, 2016

About Faith

"Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe." - Mitch Albom

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Episode 16 - Faith

Word of the Day - Faith

Definitions of faith, aspects of faith, faith in the future because of young people, faith in religion, faith beyond religion, personal ideas about faith, leaps of faith, Biblical quotes on faith. 

“A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

A Little Sweet...

New Yarns are selling well at Greenberry House and on the web site.
Leslie is still working on the border of her hap shawl, Quill by Jared Flood from Brooklyn Tweed's Spring Thaw Collection, but life keeps getting in the way.
Beth talks about book shows she has attended and a special early Florida postcard she has for sale.
Leslie is well stocked at the shop on vintage books about religion.

“Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.” - Max Lucado

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Book and Art Sale at the Reynolds Homestead, featuring Beth and her siblings book, beginning Sunday, June 5, and continuing through the following week.

A Little Tart....

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom

"Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe." - Mitch Albom

Speaking of Faith by Krista Tippett


A Little Unexpected...

Mabry Mill is open in Meadows of Dan
Raps Orchard Gap is open and looking for help.
Leslie is doing a dye workshop with the Reynolds Homestead Rug Hooking group.
Leslie is also heading for Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival!

Your hosts wrap things up and will be back with a new word in a couple of weeks.

Music Attribution
Reverie (small theme)
by _ghost
featuring Pitx