Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News?

Okay.  So do you want the good news or the bad news? Me? Good news first, please. Super exciting news for thistlewood farms!  I have just updated the blog to a .com.  The new blog is  It has been a work in progress and there have been a few bumps along the road.  ButContinue reading “Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News?”

Not a Level In Sight

If you own a level and you actually use it.  Stop right here. This post is not for you. We have plenty of other posts here at thistlewood.  We have posts on old Christmas decorations and posts on why people were late to book club and even a post or two on simply nothing at all and a variety of other scintillating topics for all ourContinue reading “Not a Level In Sight”

I Don’t Know Where to Start

I don’t really know where to begin with this post. It’s inside my head.  Thoughts and ideas and questions and stuff mixed up and rolled into a jumbled mess. And I don’t know where to start. Actually, it all started with this incredibly thought-provoking post and these comments on Beth’s Facebook page. I read itContinue reading “I Don’t Know Where to Start”

Julius Caesar Would Have Been Proud

As my Latin teacher used to say: Venimus! Vidimus! Vicimus! “it’s a Cinch” projects that is. I really wanted to say “amazing” in Latin, but it didn’t translate.  I don’t think Julius Caesar was really up on the “amazing” lingo in 44 BC. I guess he was too worried about the Ides of March. Even if Julius Caesar didn’t say it.  IContinue reading “Julius Caesar Would Have Been Proud”

A Note of Thanks

Dear March Madness Organization, Can we talk? Just for a moment.  It won’t take long, I promise.  I know you are busy and all, what with big game tonight.  See that television in the corner? That’s where we have been watching the tournament for the last month. On these couches. In this living room. And I justContinue reading “A Note of Thanks”