Month: November 2015

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The Magnificat

The Magnificat is Mary’s response to Gabriel’s message. It’s from Luke 1:46-55, a song of praise to God that begins like this: My soul magnifies the Lord And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior; Because He has regarded the […]

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Advent 1 2015

I missed the big Advent I service today because I was dropping a C note on breakfast at Mimi’s with my daughters and their boyfriends. We really had a nice Thanksgiving, and it was worth missing church to get some […]

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Wedding Planning

I enjoyed a visit with the female family members of my daughter-in-law elect. Her wedding pinboard is shown above, and the planned decorations for the reception are very like what’s on the board, but they are having a white, black, […]

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Utility Nightgowns

I have a sewing¬† book from 1943 which says that “utility nightgowns” should be made in bunches, assembly line style. I’ve never been completely sure what a utility nightgown might be. After all, if you’re married, your husband is going […]

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The Cost of the Decorated Planner

I had lunch with Janalisa and #1 daughter today. Janalisa expressed concern about my obsession with planners. So I told her I’d write another post on planners. I admit I have become engrossed in the subject. And I also have […]

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Don’t Do It

I finished the Jermyn Street Scarf for #2 son’s Christmas present. There was some yarn left, and I thought I’d take out the cast on edge and extend the scarf on each end. It took me an hour to take […]