ARCHIVES April 2010

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Super Sammy Slug of Santa Cruz

I wouldn’t want to have to call him for help, because that would be a mouthful, but, I have to say, he looks very willing to help if asked. Or even if not asked. “Super Sammy” the Super Slug is heading to California right now. He’s going to be a graduation gift for someone who…

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Baby peaches

We were out in the yard this evening, and I couldn’t believe my eyes. Baby peaches! My newly-planted little peach tree already has several tiny peaches on it. How exciting. Of course, those will have to be snacks for some small woodland creature, because that narrow branch will never support full-grown peaches. Still, every exciting.…

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We had a visitor last night

Around 8pm last night, I was sitting out on the front porch, cooling off in the nice breeze we were having, when my neighbor across the street yelled over to me, “Do you know there’s a tornado right behind your house?!” No, I didn’t. I went to the end of the porch, and saw a…

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Return of the Platinum 775

I made a great discovery yesterday. I unscrewed my presser foot ankle from my Viking Sarah sewing machine, and screwed it onto my new Kenmore 19233…and it fit! That means I can use all those Viking presser feet I’ve collected, on the Kenmore, which is a relief, since I’ve invested a lot in presser feet…

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My food and sewing revolution

After watching a Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, I decided that this was the year I was finally going to get around to planting at least one fruit tree, some berry bushes, and a vegetable garden. I’ve meant to do this for about ten years now! Time for some fresh, garden-grown produce! I planted the vegetables…

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Spring blog migration

I’ve moved 310 blog posts to the home page of this site and I’m in the process of writing nearly 100 redirects for elizabethruffing.com alone. I haven’t touched the Ruffing’s site yet. I’ll be adding a banner eventually, and I’m working on the sidebar. Wow. What a lot of work! I took a break and…

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