Category Archives: sewing

Walking in Grandma’s footsteps

Today, without meaning to, I made history repeat itself. I spent the morning weeding some of my gardens, then took care of lunch, walked the dog, did some ironing and finally–FINALLY!–headed to my sewing room. All through the chores, I … Continue reading

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Even older than a man’s favorite shirt

How old is the oldest piece of clothing you still wear? I asked my hair dresser that, and told her my caftan would undoubtedly beat anything she came up with. “Caf–tan?” she asked, struggling with the pronunciation. “Yeah, you know, … Continue reading

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You’re cheating and I know it

At this moment, I’m enjoying a cup of coffee, with a graham cracker to dip into it. It won’t take as many bites to finish it as it once did. I’ve been eating graham crackers since before I started school, … Continue reading

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