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the twelfth woodlanders desktop calendar...

Dude. How did we get to December already? This is the last that we'll see any of the Woodlanders on our desktops, and very soon the last embroidery pattern will come.

For December we have a Propitious Pine. You don't hear the word "propitious" too often, but I encourage you to look it up. I think it is quite appropriate for a little tree, willing to give itself up for Christmas.

And let me share why this word in particular was chosen. Because I like it. Why do I like it? Because I hear Kate Winslet saying it in Sense and Sensibility when she is reading the end of William Cowper's The Castaway. Good stuff, that.

Now, I wish you a propitious December! (Oh, and make sure you download the desktop wallpaper for your PC or MAC here or in the sidebar!)


  1. And it's snowing....
    Can't believe December is already here...seems like Halloween was yesterday...

    Very cute propitious pine!

  2. it's such a good word, though

  3. thank you for the calendar! love it! oo if i want to donate some money to the fabulous work that you do for worldvision do i just hit a link somewhere? (im reading this in my phone view so ive no sidebar viewing)

  4. Hearthandmade, you are a dear! Here's the link: http://www.firstgiving.com/wildolive

  5. Yeah... Already make it as my desktop wallpaper...
    Very green.....very propitious.... ^^

  6. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [02 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  7. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 15 post on Dec. 03, 2010. Thanks again.


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