This may be the first time I have genuinely been happy about snow. It was such a beautiful morning: fresh snow, bright blue sky. The only tracks are mine, the dog's, and the occasional deer.
I found these little guys growing on my daily tromp through the woods. What are they?! ***update*** After research it turns out that this is a blooming skunk cabbage. They are one of a few thermogenic plants. The air inside the bloom can be up to 35 degrees warmer than the air around them. So fascinating! #houseinthewoods#weirdplants#probablyaliens#plant#thermogenic
I want to live in the house with the overgrown garden. I want to live in the house, that all of the local children run past, because they say a witch lives there. I want to live in the house that is covered in ivy, and full of books. 🕷️
#throwbackthursday is an interesting twist today. This first photo is a tapestry my mom gifted us as a house warming present she worked day and night on to have done for when we moved into our home.
The back story on it is interesting, as this was a tapestry my mom’s mom (my grandmother) had started back in the very early 80’s in Paris. My mom discovered it in a drawer when she and my dad were cleaning up things, after she passed away. My mom recently rediscovered it and seeing the image on it, knew right away it was meant for us.
She completed more than half of it herself, making it a combined effort of both my mom and grandmother. It is a needle point work of art that’s almost 40 years old – nearly my age since I’ll be 45 in less than 2 weeks.
But what is REALLY synchronous is the image of the tapestry….as if my grandmother had foreseen our “now” home way back then.
If you look closely you’ll see a house or cabin-like home sitting in the forest with a creek and three deer and a light blanket of snow. The house has a long deck running the length of the back of the house facing the woods, just as ours does…and three windowed doors there, just as ours does. We also sit between two creeks and do have wildlife like deer, bear, coyote and more that run through here.
Swipe left to see our house from the back.
It’s really uncanny to the point of chills, and so you can understand why my mom worked all-hours to give it to us. I received it back from being framed in heavy scalloped burlwood, the day before the monks came for our house blessing, which also felt to be important.
This speaks to me of origins for myself and essence alignment and definitely felt like a fun and layered throw-back-thursday.
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