Monthly Archives: June 2014

how it begins

Today’s Buzz is first up because it is THAT important!  Last time I mentioned that our busy bees get very thirsty and finding clean shallow water can be difficult for them.  Shallow is the operative word here, because bees will … Continue reading

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hudson valley modern quilt guild with Kristin

We at the Hudson Valley Modern Quilt Guild were fortunate enough to have our June meeting at Kristin’s house.  She pulled out all of the stops and we were greeted by splendid quilts – So much fun to be surrounded … Continue reading

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white radish, kawaii and clematis

White radishes are delicious – spicy with the right amount of heat, and none of the lingering after taste that the reds provide.  And, speaking of white radishes, what do you think of these German “Radish” steins?  They are very … Continue reading

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slow work day

Admission cycles always spin slowly in June.  We’ve selected our class and they have replied.  The trustees have met, the matriculation ceremony is over and the campus is delightfully serene and emptied.  The work load shifts and you may find … Continue reading

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my machine quit

I learned how to sew on my grandmother’s ancient Featherweight.  It randomly shocked me with insidious electrical currents.  Sewing was painful, but I persisted, knowing that Edith (my grandmother) never favored me one iota and that this was her way … Continue reading

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