Monthly Archives: September 2009

Finally, A Sewn FO

I finally finished the blouse I started … when? In July? Whenever. It was to be a summer blouse. Fortunately the fabric I picked is suitable to wear into the fall so I’ll still get some use out of it … Continue reading

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Grand Center Is the Place

Last weekend the place to be was Forest Park. This week the place to be is Grand Center in St. Louis. There’s a heavy musical overtone to my weekend. It started Thursday evening when I went to a Town Hall … Continue reading

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Wiley Mouse

I found evidence in my kitchen that a mouse had moved in. Needless to say, I don’t want a mouse as a housemate so when I was shopping the other day, I picked up some mouse traps. I didn’t go … Continue reading

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Okay To Be Stuffy

The other day I got to wondering when is it okay to be stuffy. The reason this even occurred to me is that two insurance salesmen came to call on me. When they telephoned to make the appointment, they called … Continue reading

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Forest Park Is The Place To Be

If you’re in the St. Louis area, you can have your pick of activities this week. There are ethnic festivals and other fun things to do. But THE PLACE to be, in my opinion, is Forest Park. Forest Park is … Continue reading

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Senior Seminars

The local community college system offers a series of Senior┬áSeminars at this time of the year. The topics vary widely. The programs are held at an area church and usually draw a nice crowd of senior citizens, heavy on the … Continue reading

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Lonnie Holley’s Art

As I mentioned in my last post, I went to an interesting program at the Missouri Historical Society on Friday evening. I mistakenly thought the film that night was about the Gee’s Bend quilts. Instead, it was a documentary titled … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11

I’m not one to make a big deal of observing various dates and, frankly, all the emphasis about September 11 rather caught me by surprise this year. I’m not sure what prompted the emphasis on honoring the victims with a … Continue reading

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More Fashion Ponderings

Somehow I don’t usually think of fashion when I think about knitting something. I’m aware that knit patterns tend to echo the same lines and colors as the ready-to-wear industry but somehow that just doesn’t seem as important when I’m … Continue reading

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Fashion Ponderings

All the fashion columns in the newspaper and magazines are touting what’s new this fall. Frankly, I don’t see much that appeals to me. That’s a good thing, I suppose, since I don’t have the budget to redo my wardrobe … Continue reading

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