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Such a lovely little lady
Monday, April 19, 2021      6 comments

A cousin is moving from Texas to Oregon. She teaches piano but over the last year everything was taught via video so she will not be losing any of her students and she has even gained one in California and one in Pennsylvania! As she is sorting ... Read more
Back in the loom house
Friday, April 16, 2021      7 comments

Today was my first day of working in the loom house properly for this summer season. We went to 'summer' schedule on 1 April. Instead of hours being 11am-3pm we are now 10am-5pm. Earlier this month, after it warmed up a bit, I moved equipment fr... Read more
Rinse, Repeat - almost
Thursday, April 15, 2021      8 comments

It was a whirlwind afternoon. We went to a follow-up urology meeting after the hospital stay last month and ended up at the hospital for a CT scan, ... Read more
Boxes and boxes
Sunday, April 11, 2021      9 comments

Our cats like boxes so we keep a couple on the floor for them. Yesterday we got a strange-sized one but it became like the others "If it fits, I sits!" ... Read more
United Way masks - Done!
Monday, April 05, 2021      10 comments

Over the weekend and today I really pressed on this job and got it done. Well, almost. The masks are all in the wash for a final hot wash and dry before they get pressed one last time and go in baggies with labels. ... Read more
Harry went on a date!
Thursday, April 01, 2021      12 comments

This morning it was only 27 degrees as Harry set out for his coffee date with Jill. He bundled up as much as he could. After a few sips of coffee ... Read more
Masks for United Way
Monday, March 29, 2021      8 comments

This is a slightly different style than what I've sewn before. Everything pinned or clipped to hold it all in place. Many, many sewn and wai... Read more
At long last
Saturday, March 27, 2021      10 comments

Months ago I finished two scarves and an extra piece. The extra was going to be for the back of Dearly Beloved's recliner. I had been using a hand towel to keep the hair schmutz dealt with. But the one piece was not wide enough so I cut the frin... Read more
Changing things up - again
Monday, March 22, 2021      9 comments

Because there is little planning when exhibits are set up, part of the cotton to spool case exhibit (my part) needs to change. Things are thrown together with no thought of how people flow through an exhibit. With the feed/flour sack exhibit goi... Read more
Dolores' Hampton Holiday Dress
Sunday, March 21, 2021      12 comments

Earlier today I was just finishing the border. This evening after watching an episode of "Rosemary & Thyme" the body of the dress is well started.... Read more
Shortbread recipe
Saturday, March 20, 2021      9 comments

From the book "Time for Tea: Tea and Conversation with Thirteen English Women" by Michele Rivers. Anne's Butter Shortbread 1 cup/250 g best-quality butter (not super high fat butter as the cookies will all spread and you will have crisps)... Read more
Baking on Thursday for Friday
Saturday, March 20, 2021      11 comments

Three and a half pounds of butter; a bit of sugar, flour and, for some, a touch of lavender yields shortbread cookies. Tonight was the drive th... Read more
Finally moving forward
Tuesday, March 16, 2021      8 comments

The little loom has not gone well over the winter. I did not have a plan for a next piece to go on it and I spent a lot of my time at the village learning the more mechanical spinning wheels. But a new piece has finally started; in lovely spring... Read more
The cats are pleased
Monday, March 15, 2021      10 comments

Dearly Beloved came home on Sunday. This did not happen right away but they are back to snuggling him. Today was almost normal with laundry and clea... Read more
Catching up
Friday, March 12, 2021      8 comments

Harry visited Dearly Beloved one day! It has turned colder so it was a beret and turtleneck day. I finished the red hat and needed another not-... Read more

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