Sewing by Hand: Re-evaluating Stereotypes

Sewing by Hand: Re-evaluating Stereotypes

This morning my wife mentioned she has noticed that many young people do not know how to sew by hand. Not even, for instance, to secure a button to a shirt. She made this comment after I shared that I’m glad I learned the rudiments of sewing in ‘home ec’ class in...
Good Playing: For Their Sake and Ours

Good Playing: For Their Sake and Ours

Robert Louis Stevenson’s wonderful verses often capture more than meets the eye. When I was down beside the sea A wooden spade they gave to me. To dig the sandy shore. A Child’s Garden of Verses They – whoever ‘they’ were – clearly did this child a good turn....

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