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Nano Day Four inspiration: Kate’s Linen Collar

This collar was most likely commercially made, but Kate’s own tatted lacework graces the edges. It is of linen, and would be lovely on a light or a dark blouse. Again it ties around the neck, covering the top edge … Continue reading

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#NaNo Inspiration Day two

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, inscribed “To Kate fr her Daddy Xmas ‘07” in lovely cramped script, in the flyleaf of this worn and beautifully tooled book. Did Kate take it to Almira with her when she left … Continue reading

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Introducing Gather Here: Pacific NW History for Young People

The Pacific Northwest is rich with historical traditions educators are not only eager to share with their students, but also required to teach in order to meet state standards. As a school librarian serving both elementary and middle school students, … Continue reading

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My Week in Books #10: The Eclectic Edition

I’m Baaaack!  Since my shoulder surgery, this is my first book post in a little while and my goodness – this really is the eclectic edition. What a strange bunch of books I’ve read over the past  few weeks, but all … Continue reading

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MWiB Week 3: Opening Windows

What a busy week of reading! It was a really busy week of writing, too, but I succeeded in finishing several books this week. I promised myself that MWiB posts would be short and sweet but some of the books … Continue reading

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