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4/24/2014 - Quote of the Day

“…and Heaven have mercy on us all – Presbyterians and Pagans alike – for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.” – … 27 more words


A Fashion Revolution

The anniversary of the horrific factory collapse at Rana Plaza is fast approaching. On the 24th April last year, 1133 people were killed, and over 2500 people were injured when the building they were in, working long hours, for pennies, making cheap clothes for us, collapsed. 440 more words

General Ramblings

The Junk that Binds...

As I begin to look at moving away from my house, a place I have lived for eleven years, I find I am in a completely different place than I was when I moved in.   523 more words

April 18, 1851

U.S. Three Cent George Washington stamp, 1851


April 18  Friday  I have made up the bed new in the 

parlour chamber and got the room in pretty… 400 more words

19th Century

"First mend yourself, then mend others." - Yiddish Proverb

Ah yes, the proverb that applies to every being here on earth. It is often easier to worry about others than worry about yourself; after all, it is easier to worry about things you can’t change than the things you can. 335 more words

The Art of...


“The art of” lends to a theme which is only limited by one’s imagination. I fear that as time moves on and forward many of those arts will be lost, possibly forever. 863 more words


More Mending

Mending is to sewing like using leftovers is to baking.

Most people can bake or create a meal by following a recipe but often you need to have a good understanding of the underlying principles of cooking and meal preparation to be able to creatively and effectively use leftovers or random ingredients.  240 more words