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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Totally Upsetting

Today the Army announced it will be extending an already lengthy deployment. For civilians who may not understand the above article, here is the bottom line: I have a friend whose husband is attached to the unit mentioned.  She has been running around her house excitedly getting things ready for her Hubby to finally come […]

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Apron & Happy Fabric Bits

Apron I made for my neighbor (who never cooks but has friends who cook AT her house). Miscellaneous fabric bits that I have found on sale and added to my stash.  They really just make me happy to look at: I am SO excited.  I discovered that a good friend in the neighborhood knows how […]

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“Do-Over”

So, after the "stitch and botch" that was my valiant attempt at a baby blanket gift, I learned my lesson and tried again.  This time I pre-washed the fabrics and nixed the stripes to make it easier on myself. Here is the Stitch (purposely skewed stripes): Here is the Botch (not purposely coming out of […]

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Favorite Childhood “Friends”

I found these while thrifting in Montana.  They’re just a few of my favorite books and characters as a child, and are all "must reads" for kids, in my opinion.  I devoured the Ramona series.  As a young writer I remember admiring how well-written her character was. Another favorite book was The Best Christmas Pageant […]

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