Farm cake


I had the joy of decorating a birthday cake for a tractor-loving nephew. Usually, cake decorating is a mix of therapy and stress. This time was pure joy.

October 30, 2019



Tonight I went to my first painting class in town, with the beautiful Anita, under the tutelage of the lovely Jolynn.

July 26, 2018

Giving gifts


Confession: I once wrote a blog post called The Great Bird-Dog Mystery, about some puzzling wooden objects that kept popping up around my town, nailed to fences and signs. The post was a little bit sassy and a little bit tongue-in-cheek, and I had it all typed up and ready to publish (Where do they […]

May 7, 2017

To those who were impressed by eleven dresses


Dear people, Thanks for your empathy, advice, and kind words. To all who were unduly impressed by the eleven dresses: I have a confession to make. They were T-shirt dresses. Four or five seams each. So I just didn’t want you to think I was that good. Love, Shari

May 13, 2016