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is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email - Notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

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Friday, August 29, 2014

a Little Front Porch Stitchin'….

today I can tell there is a change of weather coming ~
it feels like mid to late September with the cool breezes this morning…

...perfect time for me to stitch a little on the porch swing.

sit a spell with me, won't you?

 I'm not stitching anything in particular,
just letting my hands stitch a few pumpkins & such ~
nothing planned except random-ness ;)

stitches aren't perfect, but that's the way I like them.

I have a few little antique black frames that I want to use,
... so this finished stitch will be framed by one of them.

they will be available at the Gathering here in September…

i think this is a 40ct linen, not sure ~ it is a homespun and I love how primitive & early it looks

~ From my porch swing, 
I can see our volunteer gourds growing along our fence and gate…

gourds on the gate

these are yellow 'spinner' gourds

wart-y & bumpy & beautiful!

they are growing side by side with our tomatoes, fig, sweet annie & basil
getting along very nicely, thank-you ;)

cool, aren't they?

on the side of the house,
{behind me when I'm sitting on the swing}
are my beautiful mysterious passion fruit vines ~

creepy & alien-looking
and I love them…

love their 'stripes'

 while stitching, 
I hear a commotion over by the chicken/kitten coops ~
I look up to see Roxy bringing an offering to Lazy…

Hi Roxy!

Hi Lazy!

 "Wanna PLAY"?

good dogs
{even though Roxy is still a hot mess puppy, she is getting better. REALLY she is}

I can see the kitten coop from my perch 
and watch as Roxy heads over to offer her stick to the kittens…

...little does she know it, but the kittens and their momma are outside of their coop 
and are hunting for lizards in the woodpile behind the coop….

can you spot all 4 kitties?

that's Boogie Sugar-Britches hiding in there…

…oh those eyes...

 by now, Roxy has it figured out…
the cats are out and the game is ON!

"wanna play? wanna play? wanna play?"

 Minew (momma-cat) says 

the kittens and Roxy get along fine,
...not-so-much with the momma!
she 'tolerates' Roxy….

"…but I just wanna play…." :(

 and I can always count on my hubby Peter 
...to care for all of our friends here ~
they love him as much as he loves them
(but not as much as I love him!)

Hi Pete!
Thank You for taking care of all of us!!

Hoping your day is a beautiful one,
...spent with those that love you most!!

* Blessed be *


CindyC said...

Love your pictures and post, Lori! Have a happy day and lovely Labor Day weekend too, dear! :)

Jane said...

Wonderful pictures of Wonderful Notforgotten Farm!! I'll be stitchin' under the dogwood tree, today.
Hope Peter is feeling better!

Jacqueline said...

I always enjoy our visits .. thanks for sharing.

Cari said...

And I love all of you !! Thanks for sharing your wonderful Notforgotten Farm. I love each and every pic and each and every animal you both so lovingly take care of !!

Mugwump Woolies said...

Great post, my friend...every pic is wonderful! Thanks for taking me home to ole' Virginnie!

LaNelle said...

Oh so beautiful & peaceful thanks for sharing!

Susan McShannon-Monteith said...

Thank you for sharing all the heart warming pics. Kitties, doggies, stitching, colours of Fall in the squash and flowers and a wonderful man... what more could you need for a great Labour Day weekend.
Susan x

laura Madalene said...

What a wonderful space. The attention to detail is just glorious.
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