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Archive for the 'sewing' Category

What’s in a Name?

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Rainy Day Bear Last night we attended session two of our business course that will assist us in the opening jump/start. It was a pretty interesting session and we learned a lot about the pros, cons and attributes of sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLC, Class C Corporations and S Class Corporations. But it still requires a […]

Finally Sewing

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Throw Pillow Yesterday afternoon we sat down with the sewing machine and managed to thread it correctly. Sometimes you just need an engineer to get it right (thanks Llewellyn). Machines have changed quite a bit from my mother’s circa 1970’s machine. I have a huge stack of sewing projects and now there is no excuse. […]

Craigslist Score

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Victorian Chair Sunday morning I looked at Craigslist furniture-by-owner listings. Force of habit, really. I am not seriously looking for anything other than a matched set of two chairs suitable for a guest room and keeping my options open for storage possibilities for the office. Craigslist leisure browsing really. I do secretly dream of finding […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

John Deere-O-Meter Outside the kitchen window, the John Deere-O-Meter*, which among other things measures the wind velocity, is flapping relentlessly. The hanging chimes, the sound of which I generally enjoy, are almost at the point of annoying. It is cold, very cold and windy and it is only the beginning of December. This is the […]