Archive for September 27th, 2006

Singer 347

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Over the weekend, I think it was Sunday, I dragged our old Singer sewing machine out of the attic to see if it would work well enough to be worth taking to Maine. We haven’t used it in fifteen or twenty years — we replaced it with a Necchi that has a free arm, which […]

Geography lesson, please

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

A few weeks ago, when I was in California at my high school reunion, I was in a conversation that went something like this: “And where do you live now?” “Massachusetts.” “Oh, that’s one of those small states back East that are all on the same puzzle piece.” “We call that New England.” — but […]