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This past week I’ve been doing a little screen printing project at home.

A little zippy bag for my soon-to-be aupairing girl.

And the time and the weather gave us a chance to get into the garden this long weekend and sort it out a bit- the upside of which is finding flowers once hidden. 67 more words


U.S. Official Says Central America Not Taking Advantage of CAFTA

GUATEMALA CITY — Central America must take greater advantage of CAFTA-DR’s “flexible” benefits, improve speed-to-market and strengthen supply chain collaborations to boost its competitiveness, said a senior U.S. 641 more words


May 30

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“If not disposed of in 10 Days will be repacked.”

This advertisement announced the eighteenth-century version of a “limited time only” sale, a tactic meant to generate interest and prompt potential customers to make a purchase as soon as possible or else miss out on an opportunity. 175 more words

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New York State of Mind (part 1)

Hello everyone! I hope all is well with you. I am heading home after spending a week with family in New York. I must admit that though I love living in Atlanta, I will miss this place. 424 more words


Textile Recycling

Here are some interesting statistics: According to the Council for Textile Recycling, the average US citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually. 250 more words


Owl Bunting

My friend Jackie and I have a small craft business called ‘Furbellow & Geegaw’ and from time to time we sell our sewing and vintage wares at craft markets. 562 more words

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