Month: June 2007

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Saturday June 30, 2007

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Reading the adventures of Formerprincess in searching out fabrics for her quilt has caused me to think about the process of buying fabric. For me, it is quite different from the process of buying yarn. When I buy yarn, I […]

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Friday June 29, 2007

4

It is Friday again, and that means that another week of the Summer Reading Challenge has ended. Possibly week 4. I have lost track. In any case, this week’s two completed books were Soapsuds and Saturday. Last week’s were Triple […]

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Thursday June 28, 2007

3

Canadian National was saying I sounded busy, but not busy. Actually, I am busy! Here are a couple of pictures of the gardens at the local university. My kid has been told that he can have a job taking care […]

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Wednesday June 27, 2007

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Freshman orientation is one of those events, like showers or baptisms or graduations, that is important and something you want to be there for, without actually being very entertaining or even interesting. We spent a lot of time standing in […]

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Tuesday June 26, 2007

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I’m in a major hurry today, and so I just have a few quick notes for you: If you are charging people to attend orientation (not a good idea, IMHO), you sure as heck shouldn’t put half of it on […]

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Monday June 25, 2007

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There were suggestions about the fate of Erin. Formerprincess asked whether I might not wear Erin after all if I finished her. Yes, I certainly would. That’s the problem. I will wear anything. If you have ever seen the program […]

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Sunday June 24, 2007

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 I spent yesterday at the store. First, J.J. and I gave the place a good cleaning, assuring one another the while that no one would mind. There is something about cleaning people’s messes up behind their backs… Personally, I would […]

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Saturday June 23, 2007

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She was getting ready for her date with The Cattleman when the email  from the Second Trombone arrived. She called me. “What do you think this means? He says he is not what I think he is but he also thinks […]

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Friday June 22, 2007

5

Here’s what happened to the first cucumber from our garden. I sliced them up and put some bottled salad dressing on them, that being my mother’s famous cucumber recipe, which everyone loves. We also had zucchini and yellow zucchini (that […]

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Thursday June 21, 2007

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I got the machine sewing done on the pants I was working on yesterday. They are in a charcoal gray Tencel twill from Fashion Fabrics Club. Tencel is a very silky, drapey fabric. It may not be possible to make […]