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I am a mother, a new grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My first book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge will be published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon


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Sunday, May 22, 2011

A great weekend

My middle son, who now lives in DC, was here for the weekend. I love any chance to spend time with him and we had a wonderful weekend. He brought a new board game, Settlers of Catan, to play and here we are doing just that:

My mom smoked us in the first game and the next night my 12 year old niece did the same.

It's a great game and I had forgotten how ruthless my mom is, she's an old card shark from way back. At least all the action stopped my obsessive canning binge. I mean who else goes on vacation and does this:

You can take the girl out of the prairies but ...

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