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Girl Power!

The other day, my 13-yr-old cheerleader daughter beat a 15-yr-old boy in a push-up contest. It wasn’t something she set out to do. It seems, however, that in the last few minutes of world history class, some of the boys decided to rib her a little. “Do you know how to do a push-up?” one […]

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Lacing with Bobbins

In my “past life” with the SCA, I found I wanted to learn an old skill which was a little less frequently learned: bobbin lace. To be honest, most lace made in the 1500s was not made using bobbins; it was made using needles. Needle lace is created by making a thread outline, then making […]

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