Archive | January, 2011

Cajun Ingenuity

31 Jan

When I embarked on this weekend’s project, I had no idea how creative we would have to become in order to paint three shelves (top and bottom) before nightfall and the impending rain. 


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A Shadow of Happiness

27 Jan

I can be so literal (and funny!) sometimes.  (And modest too)  This is one of those pictures that just happened.  I had hauled the camera outside to take pictures of all of the limbs that I had conquered with our new saw (and a little help from Alex).  And, as we were standing there admiring our work and enjoying the pleasant weather, I was thinking about how it’s the little things in life that really make me happy. . . like sunshine and roses and kittens. . .  Ha.

For more happy pictures, check out Beth’s blog.

Furniture shopping

26 Jan

Completely unintentionally, I have fallen in love with a sofa. . .

What a great idea.  I wonder if anyone would notice if I slowly started adding patches to our leather couch. . .   More beautiful pieces like this one can be found here, if you’re interested. . .

The Fontenot Time Warp

25 Jan

Just thought that I’d take a moment to share a couple of old photos that I scanned ages ago.  And they are, in no particular order. . .   (please note:  the term “Fontenot” is used very loosely here. . . some of us are actually Millers, Serlins, Campbells, etc.)

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Watch out, Georgia O’Keefe

21 Jan

There’s a new artist in town. . .