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Mid-June Sewing

I’ve been trying to find little snippets of time to spend in my sewing room. It’s such a bright and inviting space. Also, I don’t feel like I’m in a dark, closing-in-on-me sauna. My friend is due with her first … Continue reading

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Time Out!

As an adult I recognize that there are times when I need to go to my room for a Time Out. There are days when EVERYTHING went wrong. Work was horrible and stressful. Traffic was a mess. Everybody driving in … Continue reading

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More Concrete Statues and Roses

It wouldn’t be Spring on this blog if I didn’t have some concrete statues and roses to show you, right? To be fair, I only bought one new concrete statue this year and it’s going to be given as a … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout – Wind Turbine

The village of Jayville had stalled on its progress. The residents were still trying to raise enough money to put stained glass in the church and various merchants still needed roofs on their buildings. It seems that most of the … Continue reading

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Late Spring Sewing Projects

You might remember that Jay had made a smaller corn hole board for a coworker. You can’t play corn hole without the corn hole bags. I still had all of the materials on hand from the last time I made … Continue reading

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Crocheted Sweater and Hats

A while ago I had started to make the Rose Cathedral Stained Glass Window afghan. I got this far before I decided that I didn’t like how it was turning out. It wasn’t laying flat and I knew if I … Continue reading

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Lots of Woodworking Projects

Jay hasn’t been working on just the train layout. He’s also been doing some woodworking. The first project I’ll show you is one of my birthday presents. While looking through the March 2020 issue of Wood magazine Jay saw a … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout- Trees and Street Lights

The Flower and Garden Club was in an uproar. Not only had Mrs. Crosby been dealing in black market ornamental trees, but it turns out she was also dealing in illegal oak trees. The club had originally voted and raised … Continue reading

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Gary and Penny Return

I know, it’s been a while. I’ve been receiving a bunch of questions regarding Gary and Penny. Where are they? Are they still around? Did Gary send Penny to the orphanage? Did Penny get sent to military school? And so … Continue reading

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More Baby Stuff…

I know, I know… we’ve already had two girly posts in a row. Where’s the good stuff? Well, the good stuff is in process… patience is a virtue. Until then, let me show you what I’ve been doing with my … Continue reading

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