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Stress-Combating Fiber Arts ...

For years I’ve appreciated that my fiber arts – particularly knitting and weaving – can combat stress and/or anxiety.  Since 45 entered the White House, my fingers have only reluctantly picked up my needles or warped my looms.  465 more words


Poster Fun 4

Joyvrie invites us on a time travelling Holiday!


The Liebster Award, #2

Thank you, Novus Lectio, for the nomination! Please be sure to check out Novus Lectio’s blog at https://novuslectio.wordpress.com .


1. Acknowledge the blogger who nominated you and display the award logo. 357 more words


Saturday Miscellany -- 3/17/18

Odds ‘n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye. You’ve probably seen some/most/all of them, but just in case:


Apparently St. Patrick Needs Defenders?

In today’s dive into culture war mindlessness, I got baited by someone posting this gem of a Facebook status update: “St. Patrick was a cultural imperialist.” By the by, every factual claim I repeat here is taken from “How the Irish Saved Civilization” so this is a kind of sloppy summary of that book, which unless I’ve updated this post to admit that the book was full of lies, I give a full-throated… 4,102 more words