Month: February 2007

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Wednesday February 28, 2007

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Yesterday was a day filled with little surprises. I began my work day with a delivery to the church. The pastor called me into his office to ask whether I had ever thought of going into the ministry. He gave […]

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Tuesday February 27, 2007

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We did the FAFSA last night. That is the form for requesting government assistance for college costs. In order to fill out this form, I first had to calculate our taxes. There may be people who enjoy filling out forms. […]

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Monday February 26, 2007

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I was indeed The Slave of Duty yesterday, and the day ended — as does the operetta — with Unbounded Domesticity. (If you didn’t catch the allusion, then you’re not up on your Gilbert and Sullivan.) I made my sewn […]

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Sunday February 25, 2007

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It’s a soft, rainy day here. My co-teacher is leading Sunday School today. This is only the second time she has done so. We had originally planned to alternate weeks, but she is out of the country a great deal, […]

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Saturday February 24, 2007

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This is not a good picture, but it clearly shows just how much longer I had to make the sleeves of Pipes. Old sleeve on the right, new sleeve on the left. Sort of an El Greco effect, isn’t it? I […]

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Friday February 23, 2007

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This is what three skeins of Connemara looks like, on its way to becoming a Bijoux blouse. Yesterday I took some time to work out, and I also watched My Big Fat Greek Wedding and worked on the lengthening of the […]

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Thursday February 22, 2007

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Perhaps you have been feeling that your life — composed of music, books, needlework, family, household tasks, a little gentle socializing and work — is dull. If so, I can suggest to you how to make your life exciting. First, […]

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Wednesday February 21, 2007

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I had a post telling you about my family crisis — which was an excellent story — but my mother made me remove it. Sigh. Instead, I will tell you about Lent. Lent is the 40 days between Shrove Tuesday (Mardi […]

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Tuesday February 20, 2007

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It’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, the day to eat up all the eggs and butter and pate de fois gras in the house before Lent begins tomorrow. Around here, you can do both Mardi Gras and […]