Tuesday, April 19, 2011

QUILL

"There are a thousand thoughts
 lying within a man that he does
 not know till he takes up a pen
 to write."

~ William Peacemaker Thackeray





Having a great pen makes writing
so much nicer don't you think?

I picked up MaryJanesFarm Magazine
the other day and discovered
a fun project for the thirteen year old
and I to do.

We made our own writing quills.
It won't replace my favorite pen,
but it was a fun way to spend
the afternoon. xx

11 comments:

  1. Very pretty.
    Lisa

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  2. Oh that would be fun!! Did you get the feathers from your own backyard? And that apple pen. I have never seen that before. My hubs is obsessed with pens, I wonder if he would like that...Thanks for sharing!

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  3. What fun! Your photographs are beautiful. Thank you so much for dropping by and introducing yourself. So nice to meet you.

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  4. Such BEAUTIFUL photos! I just love that you made this project with your daughter - I would have been in heaven had my mother done that with me when I was a teen. Must look for the magazine!

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  5. wow Tracey! I'm gonna have to try this. I keep thinking about subscribing to Mary Janes, then don't, then end up buying the magazine...

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  6. Great quality-time project for the two of you, Tracey.
    Hugs,
    Gerry
    lots of hail last night, some shredded leaves on the ground.

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  7. A beautiful way to learn...

    Blessings, Debbie

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  8. I have heard so many great things about the latest issue of Mary Jane's Farm Magazine--I'm going to have to pick one up today when I am out running errands.

    Tracey, your photos always tell such a beautiful story. And, the poetry you choose to preface your posts truly enrich my days--you're a blessing!

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  9. Beautiful pictures! I had a teacher who made write with a quil, he said it was the only way we would have good handwriting ;o)

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  10. This is great! What a fun afternoon - and your pictures are just lovely!

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  11. Oh that is imaginative! My kids made pretend writing quills when they were little, they would have loved REAL ones.

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