Tag Archives: sewing

What To Do?

For this week’s discussion, one of our foxes posed the following scenario: “You can no longer work in the book industry. What do you do to earn a living?” I guess I’d have several choices. My first choice, I suppose, … Continue reading

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Good thing I was born here.

If I were suddenly transported to the Old West and had to make a go of it, I would be in trouble. I’d probably end up being the first person they ate in a Donner Party situation. I’m terrible at … Continue reading

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Just One More Hour

In the last week, I have been blessed with several tubs of fabric scraps. So many ideas for fidget quilts have popped into my head. From my cousin, there were scraps of themed fabrics. Michigan State fabrics with the Spartan … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Weekend

I’m scrambling to get this post done as it’s already the middle of the afternoon on my Fox day. A free topic post should be easy, right? Well, maybe not after having family visit and running a marathon over the … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Junk Drawer?

I’ve often wondered if it’s being a creative-type person, or the product of mostly Dutch parents, or parents who grew up in large families during the Depression that makes it hard and nearly impossible to throw things away. My mother … Continue reading

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It Was the Best of Times…

This week we’re asked to share how we spent our summer vacation. As I mentioned last week, years of living on a school calendar have me thinking of June, July and August as the months in which I have to … Continue reading

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In the Good Old Summertime…

This week’s question: How does your routine change in the summer? Since I don’t teach during the summer, my Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are free, as well as all the hours I usually spend grading papers, answering emails, and preparing … Continue reading

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Warm Ears, Warm Hearts

It’s another free week, and I’m going to share with you another group of people whose company I enjoy on a regular basis.  This time I’m sharing a bit about one of my sewing groups – we call ourselves the … Continue reading

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Shopping? Me?

I am somewhat spoiled. In the thirty-five years I’ve known my husband, I have cooked possibly a dozen meals. That’s because hubby does almost ALL the cooking. He always got home from work almost three hours before I did, and … Continue reading

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Creativity

My house has been like a circus, seriously; (come watch the three rings!). And since I don’t have a book or anything else recently published to tout as many of my other partners have done this week,( and my proposed … Continue reading

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