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Danette Bartelmay
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Wife, Mother, Grammy, Follower of Jesus, Fiber Artist, Animal Whisperer, Lover of People, Vegetarian
Wife, Mother, Grammy, Follower of Jesus, Fiber Artist, Animal Whisperer, Lover of People, Vegetarian

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Lacework in Full Bloom
April lived up to her longstanding reputation by immersing us in her signature early Spring rains. As May picks up where she left off, I feel drenched in the beauty that continues to bloom around me. Although it's still cool and the weather still drips from...

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Romantic Soul Shawl
There's just something about Springtime that beckons to my romantic nature, causing me to pick up my crochet hook and create something light, airy, lacy and feminine. This fresh time of year with all it's full flowers and blossoming romance is made for drea...

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With the Coming of Spring
I enjoy the gradual shift my knitting takes into softer work as Winter dies away once again and Springtime comes gently into bloom around us. While the air outside becomes warmer, the fiber I work with is lighter to keep pace. I love this time of year becau...

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I LOVE Springtime!

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Spring, The Time of Plans and Projects
"Spring is the time of plans and projects." So said Leo Tolstoy in his classic novel Anna Karenina. Several Springtime's have passed since I read that hefty tome, which I found deeply moving on so many levels of human emotion. Then there were those times it...

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Wildflower, I Think I Love You
This lovely Wildflower Shawl and I have had quite the journey together. We've brewed many pots of tea from English Breakfast to Earl Grey and all the way to my favorite Rose Petal Tea. It's been sipped from bone china cups, porcelain tea mugs and sometimes ...

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Scones and Wildflower Fairy Dust
While it's still February I thought you might like one more scrumptious,  heartfelt dessert to have with teatime. Before I start out with the recipe, I want to say that for those of you who have never baked scones and have always thought you might like to t...

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Seasons of the Heart
New Beginnings. Isn't that what so much of life is about? I love this time of year. Not because I especially enjoy the tail end of Winter but rather the subtle hint of fresh Springtime that flits around us in the air ever so slightly. The moments of bright ...

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The Perfection of a Rose
I have to confess, having been born with a romantic nature I love Valentine's Day. Or shall I say I love all of the beautiful things associated with it? Honestly I feel like there's a perpetual state of Valentine's Day in my heart all of the time. I also ha...

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The Warmth of Home
Like the last fading rose, January is slipping away from us. Not that I am sorry to say goodbye. I hope she gathers up a serious portion of her frosty breath and blows it in another direction. While I find the sight of its sparkling beauty magically enchant...
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