Down a dirt road, past fields and deep woods ~
stands a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof...
it's here at our beloved Notforgotten Farm that you will find us...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens, or talking to the trees.
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3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

~ Light-hearted ~

Good Morning Friends & Folk!

well we have gone from "Frosty Bottom Farm" - 
to "Soggy Bottom Farm" in the matter of 2 days it seems.

it's ok, I am a lover of the rain.

Pluviophile
(n) a lover of rain; someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days.


 ... such small things, like the rain can make me happy ~
like digging through my linen closet and coming up with this small crocheted heart
made by my mom so many years ago...

it is such a sweet thing ~ made with loving hands and a need to create.
me thinks I will now keep it out all the time and enjoy it's simple beauty and love that went into making it.


another heart I'm working on...
this one I started a week or so ago and haven't been able to get back to it
but this afternoon I will ply my needle again and finish it ~

do you see that I've added a small stuffed 'patch' of calico?
I'll be embroidering around that patch as it is meant to signify a broken heart 
that is healing and now becoming full once again ~ 

there is just so much sadness and cruelty in this world today ~ we need to begin healing.


this guy ~ my Iggy, is another dear-heart in my life.
although he can get the wind up his fuzz-butt, race around like a floofed-up rocket
 and attack my ankles at the drop of a thread-spool...

I love him dearly.

Hoping your day is filled with love, healing and friendship
☙♥🖤♥❧
Blessings from the Farm 
~ Lori

5 comments:

  1. might as well joke about it , it's going to drown us every few days no mater what we want. We may never get dry enough to plant a garden this year

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  2. Another good day knowing I can't get up & about as easily ...so happily hooking away on my Jolly Olde Saint Nick !! We have little ponds of water all over our yard …. Love your heart with the mended section ...so sweet !!!What a funny kitty !!

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  3. I love the rain too - love to hear it on the roof. Your mother's crochet heart is beautiful as is the sweet one that you're making. We need these gentle things these days of anger and tension. Love your Iggy.
    Mary

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  4. What a beautiful treasure from your mom... and yes we need mending of hearts. Janice

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  5. Well, that’s it...I’m a pluviophile LOL...should have known there was a name for it. Your little heart project is precious...love the symbolism...funny....there was a great deal of breaking and healing of hearts in the post I made this afternoon as well. Enjoy your rainy days...it wil need to warm up a heck of a lot to rain here...we are expected to be down to -30. :-(. Smiles & Warm Hugs ~ Robin

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