Monthly Archives: July 2013

Just Books

I have decided to keep this blog for blogging about needlework (mainly), and to create a book review blog to write about books! so, here is a link to my book blog:   http://countrygirlsread.wordpress.com/   If you like to read … Continue reading

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The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read this book in less than four hours. At first I was not sure I wanted to stick with it.  The violence in the beginning chapters … Continue reading

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More Needlework Quotations

“Useful and ornamental needlework, knitting, and netting are capable of being made, not only sources of personal gratification, but of high moral benefit, and the means of developing in surpassing loveliness and grace, some of the highest and noblest feelings … Continue reading

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Keep Cool

“It amazes me that most people spend more time planning next summer’s vacation than they do planning the rest of their lives.” Patricia Fripp “Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” –  Russel Baker … Continue reading

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Hot Weather

“I  believe that summer is our time, a time for the people, and that no politician  should be allowed to speak to us during the summer. They can start talking again  after Labor Day.”        – Lewis Black “Deep  summer is … Continue reading

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Some summer stitching

Almost done with E. Raysor, one more border! I couldn’t resist starting a new Scarlet Letter sampler… Sarah Limah. We had such a lovely summer day yesterday, perfect weather and temps in the mid-70’s. Heat is on the way though! … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

“Patriotism is not enough, there must be no hatred or bitterness for anyone.” – Florence Nightingale May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! ~Daniel Webster This nation … Continue reading

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