Month: February 2006

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Tuesday February 28, 2006

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Happy Mardi Gras! it is also Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday, the day before Lent. In our town, both traditions are thoroughly celebrated. #2 son made a King Cake for his French class celebration. We did this last year, with a […]

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Monday February 27, 2006

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“Lord, bless those who thought of coming to choir practice and decided not to, and next week please push them a little harder.” This was part of the choir director’s prayer at rehearsal on Wednesday. We had only eleven singers there. […]

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Saturday February 25, 2006

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“Laissez les bons temps rouler!” says the sign on this fire truck. Dpending where you live, you may have been celebrating since Epiphany, but we started Mardi Gras today. The parade was fun. #2 son came with me — what […]

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Saturday February 25, 2006

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Dawkins, in The Ancestor’s Tale, has been going on about birds and fishes and amphibians, so I have not been as fascinated as usual. I just don’t find those creatures as interesting as mammals. I think we may get to […]

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Friday February 24, 2006

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Yesterday, I went before work to help seat 1400 preschoolers at a concert. The concept is this: you meet Miss Linda’s Preschool at the door, lead their forty-seven kids into the theater, and send them down the row of seats, […]

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Thursday February 23, 2006

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A bach bit more progress. I had gathered the bottom of the bag (I just knitted it as a tube, since I had initially planned to make a flat rectangular bag) before I felted it, but post-felting, it began to come […]

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Wednesday February 22, 2006

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The protagonist of this book lived in Virginia till she was 12. Are you laughing yet? If not, you may not enjoy this book. It is one of those that takes as its premise the idea that merely being Southern […]

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Tuesday February 21, 2006

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Yvonessa was asking about felting, so I am going to answer her questions. Probably this is partly because my workshop yesterday was canceled. There I was, fully prepared to explain all kinds of things — Indian Removal, why the habitants […]

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Monday February 20, 2006

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Scriveling identified the book I was after — and others made some intriguing suggestions, too,which I will have to look into later. Many thanks! Since I’ve left this so late, I ordered the book from Amazon, along with Yorkshire Tea, […]