Month: December 2020

The Bad Old Days

Today I darned a sock. Well, not a sock exactly. A support stocking. (If I’ve already admitted to darning, I’ve already revealed my age).  I didn’t do the best job. Nowhere near the neat woven stitches my mother and grandmother were capable of producing. But I...

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Trouble in Bustletown

Looking for a book for my granddaughter, age four, I came across My Busy Day, part of the Wimmelbook series. It appeared very similar to the German books (which are large-format wimmelbuchs) called, in English, All Around Bustletown. I knew about those because my...

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