Month: July 2019

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Collar of Doom

Before discussing the collar of doom, let’s notice the fourth Democratic Debate. It’s been pretty exciting. Yang is speaking up with clarity as well as intelligence, and a number of others are saying worthwhile things. Some are not that likable, […]

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Personal Sewing Day with Hulu

I completed the matching 2-Hour Skirt to go with the Tailored T. Then I began the Bouvier Jacket.   I was actually tempted by pink tweeds this season, but figured I probably wouldn’t wear them. I went with taupe/white/gray with […]

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Pattern Matching

I’m going to finish up the 2-hour skirt this weekend, for sure. Then I will attempt the Bouvier Jacket. I have a nice light tweed for the purpose. See how good it looks in a fabric like this? So I […]

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More Weight Loss?

Today my Wii Fit told me I weigh 125 pounds. This is what I weighed in college. It’s 100 pounds for 5′ plus 5 pounds more for each additional inch of my height. By these traditional measures, it’s my perfect […]

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Clinique Delivery

I received a package from Clinique today. This is what I ordered: three chubby sticks to replace the ones that are down to stubs.   Here’s what I received. The items I ordered, plus eye liner, black honey “Almost Lipstick” […]

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Pomodoro Productivity

I got the top of the Spring Collection two piece dress sewn up. I’ll get the hens and facings done tomorrow. I cut out the matching skirt, and I might get it sewn up tomorrow. I’m going up to #1 […]

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Foot Trouble and Pomodoro

Last night I was awakened by the horrible sensation of something trying to get out of my right foot. That’s #1 daughter’s description of what I might otherwise call foot cramps. I had been asleep for half an hour, and […]

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Welcome, New Baby

#1 daughter had her baby after just a couple of hours of labor. My husband and I looked after the Baby, who is now the big sister. I took her to the hospital to see her mother and to meet […]

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Visit to the Eye Doctor

Six months after my cataract surgery, I still am not hitting my 3k step goal in my daily (mostly) 30 minute Wii Fit stepping. But the implants are just as they should be. My vision has not changed, which is […]