because i am my father’s daughter.



holds a lot of books!!!!


 utilizing some “dead space”

because, the neighbor lady redid her floors

and she knew i would want all the old floor planks

and i used a few of them

to make a shelf.

it’s full of books now.

because i not only quilt (thanks mom)

and knit (thanks agnes)

but i also do wood work (thanks dad)

and i make a mean loaf of bread, too.

(thanks to all the great cooks at Holden Village)

cardamon bread for thanksgiving.

happy thanksgiving everyone

and hey……

let’s be careful out there.


14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. aracne
    Nov 24, 2010 @ 17:00:36

    Knowing how to do wood work is always useful, I wish that I knew how.
    Your cardamom bread looks mouth watering, cardamom is the spice I like best.


  2. Jolene
    Nov 25, 2010 @ 18:15:06

    What an awesome home improvement project! Truly satisfying. And the bread looks beautiful!


  3. montse llamas-artsandcats
    Nov 26, 2010 @ 17:11:30

    How a renacentist woman you are!


    • whereishenow
      Nov 28, 2010 @ 23:08:39

      i’ve been picking up wood scraps and nailing them together since i was a kid.

      thanks for visiting montse llamas-artsandcats!!! i really loved looking at your blog and i will be watching you from now on!!!


  4. WAcousin
    Nov 28, 2010 @ 22:21:21

    Hey, it’s only natural! You come from a long line of ‘do what it takes’ as well as creative women. I hope your Dad takes a look at your project.


  5. Grandpa H.
    Nov 29, 2010 @ 23:43:38

    all I can say to your reply about a long line of ancestors is that it takes a very smart WOMAN to say things like that and I guess that I do fit that bill.
    Love to all, grandmother


  6. Grandpa H.
    Dec 01, 2010 @ 03:31:41

    Yes, Jan’s mother ( y la senora mia) has come up with some really corney
    cracks and statements over the 54 years I have known her.Most all of them are worth repeating now and then for a good laugh.

    About your skills with wood, fabric, cooking, well , the apples and nuts
    don’t fall far from the tree. Good job, Maggee. Your space saving
    shelving unit would (almost) put me to shame.
    Love from your Dad


  7. Kim (Gilli) Gilligan
    Feb 13, 2011 @ 02:19:58

    Macomber, Bradbury, Tolkein, Thich, Naht, Hanh, I see many familiar names in your bookcase. Great job making use of space!


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