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Post-Holiday Check In

Posted by mrssmythe on December 30, 2018 in Baking, Celebrations, Chickens, Critters, Museums, Shopping, Week in Review |

I had meant to post something earlier, but didn’t manage it. As a result, you’re going to get a hodge-podge of images from the previous few weeks to give you a fair idea of our holiday season. If it all seems a bit wacky and disjointed, well… that’s a bit how the month has felt. […]

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Crochet at the Quadrangle

Posted by mrssmythe on March 26, 2018 in Crafting, Museums |

I spent some time this weekend at the Springfield Quadrangle – the spot where all the city’s museums are clustered. The weather wasn’t particularly nice – as you see from the photos, we’re still a long way from Spring here – but I managed to sit outside for about thirty minutes and work on my […]

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Youth Classes at the Springfield Museums

Posted by mrssmythe on July 17, 2016 in Art, Museums |

The kids each got to select a week-long day camp to attend this summer. Pepper chose “Painting in Oils”, one of several teen art classes offered by the Springfield Museums. (For a complete listing of current classes, click HERE). Before taking this class, Pepper had never had any sort of formal art instruction. She does like to sketch, though, and […]

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A Birthday “Blarf”

Posted by mrssmythe on July 15, 2016 in Crafting |

While at the Springfield Museums this past week, I decided to use one of the statues in the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden to help showcase my latest Stashbuster Blarf – modeled here by Thing 1 (or is it Thing 2? I forgot to check). Here’s a closer look: Rather than go the multi-colored route, this time I confined […]

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The 4th Annual Festival of Flowers

Posted by mrssmythe on April 7, 2016 in Art, Museums, Out & About |

It’s Festival of Flowers time again at the Springfield Museums. The girls and I dropped by this morning to see all of the flowers while they were still fresh and at their loveliest. It was a shot of welcome color on an otherwise drab and rainy morning. My hands-down favorite was the first thing I […]

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