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Old Sweater Redux

Last year while bargain hunting at the local Goodwill store, I grabbed a nice old Scottish wool sweater.  It’s a basic charcoal grey, manly-sized affair, with a couple small holes,  otherwise, a nice, warm and fuzzy wool.  I figured for … Continue reading

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The year of the sewing machine

2012 shall be remembered by me as the year of the sewing machine.  (It shall not be remembered as the year of prolific blog posts, but hey, that’s what 2013 is for.)  I think I’ve logged enough hours on the … Continue reading

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Toy Fire Truck

A few months back I was visiting with my brother, his wife, and his young son Bowen, who was very excited about his toy Hess truck. Toy Hess trucks have a long tradition, going back to 1964. The first one … Continue reading

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