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The Science of History: Experimental Archaeology & Colonial Cheese Glue

Archaeologists sometimes recreate technology from the past to understand how people lived. This is called experimental archaeology. When archaeologists at George Washington’s Ferry Farm found glue residue on sherds of Mary Washington’s china, they developed ways to recreate this glue. 16 more words


Stronger than This

Sadness has no beginning and no end

Heartbreaks come and go but souls do mend

You have to believe it deep inside

All this pain you’re feeling will subside… 136 more words


Life Skills 101: How To Sew on a Button

As you all may know, I’m headed off to DECA National competition this weekend which requires a dress code of business professional. However, one of my best button ups was missing half its buttons! 367 more words


Game #2

Since the last post was a hit and everyone who participated seemed to enjoy it, thought we’d try another one. This one may be more challenging, maybe not. 263 more words

The Meadows of Mending p. 1

The Forest of Despair gave way to a vast, green meadow, dotted with wildflowers and dandelions. Dragonflies, butterflies, and a cool breeze made the view surreal. 150 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder


whilst mending the never ending story of a very good jacket this face appeared and I recognized it in this shell! our old lady of a house needed a little mending too… 115 more words

It's Crow Time

Make Do and Mend-able Back to Basics

i have been a big fan of Jen Gale since the end of 2012 when I caught wind of her Buy Nothing New year. Since then she has been promoting the idea of Make Do And Mend everywhere she can. 344 more words

Making What You Need