Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Summer, Susan Branch, Showers, and Sisters
I had a long conversation with one of my sisters on the telephone yesterday. It had been a few weeks since we'd caught up, and we had a lot to talk about...the rainy weather, the garden, our kids getting older, the maintenance involved as we get older. You know, typical sister stuff.
And then we got on to one of our favorite topics...food!
It was funny to discover that we'd both pulled out some of our favorite Susan Branch books this week, getting reacquainted with some tried and true recipes. I think we first discovered Susan Branch about fifteen or maybe closer to twenty years ago ( was it baby Joseph or baby James?), when I found my sister the most precious baby book by this author and illustrator.
I was visiting Susan's blog, morning cuppa at hand, when I stumbled upon the cutest bookmark ever!
This adorable sheep! And I was thrilled to discover that Susan made a gift of this bookmark to all of her blog readers!
I promptly downloaded and printed off this bookmark. He will serve as my reminder to order Susan's newest book, "A Fine Romance", when it is released this autumn.
I'm feeling the need to watercolor now. Time to pull out the paints, take a stroll through the garden, and see what inspires me.