Winter nights and snow remind me of the color blue. When I was young I had an electric blue dress coat, 3/4 length sleeves, with matching long gloves - oh, and matching shoes. Heels! I also had a hooded black velvet coat. Both are favorites memories of mine. I wish I still had them.
"She wore blue velvet
Bluer than velvet was the night
Softer than satin was the light
From the stars."
When something surprising would happen or something would go wrong, the favorite German phrase was "himmel mein mitte" or as my mother would pronounce it "himmel mein mitze". It meant "oh my heavens" or "oh my head or out of the center of my head".
This one my children remember, when they would be playing too hard or giggling too much or being too silly, she would say "pretty soon you'll be crying".
A good time at "Creative Spirits" on Wednesday evening, with a paper glazing demonstration. Nice! Surrendered two of my finished ledger pages to the appropriate recipients. As shown above, one to the theme of "Wrapsodee In Blue" and the other "My Mother Always Said".
Then, last night was puppy preschool. Henri did well, although he had kind of a "naughty" week. Growing pains. At class, we tried his patience with "sit" and "wait". He is also learning to "come" on command. Maybe. Some agility instruction included running through a tunnel, and climbing up and going down a wooden slanted thing. These are lessons in bravery. Now to practice what we were taught and to be nice to Timber.