I wasn’t born in New England, but I have lived here long enough to have picked up the Yankee habit of thrift. This was especially important, as I also picked up the Yankee habit of expensively educating my children. So,… Read More ›
Scherenschnitte, it’s Not for Eating!
When I lived in Manitowoc Wisconsin I met an artist, Cindy Shaw, who was a master Scherenschnitte designer and artist. The easier name for this craft is simply “Paper cutting”. Shaw’s designs were intricate and incredibly beautiful. When I wondered… Read More ›
I live in a nice rural neighborhood. When my daughters were younger, they would go to “play group”, a get together of various moms and youngsters from the area. Later my daughters would babysit the younger children. While I wasn’t… Read More ›