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On sneaky fostering of handwriting letters

“a lady’s traveling box” from Thomas Sheraton The Cabinet Maker And Upholster’s Drawing-Book (1793), with accessories for both writing and dressing… visit http://www.hygra.com/writing.html  for more fun! Or BLATANT fostering.  I promised some further resources to those who (thanks again!) all came … Continue reading

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Birthday letter to an old friend

“I was born in ’69, ma’am. I was born in ’69.” Dearest, I mildly remember Watergate, and when someone gifted Ronald Reagan with a white Arabian stallion.  I was furious.  The explosion of the Challenger and of Mt. St. Helens.  And … Continue reading

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On field journals:

Creating the fictional entomological field journals of my many-times great grandfather Capt. Hale, along with his entire entomological collection.  Gratification, as it lets me combine long-time interests in insects, 17th century three-dimensional embroidery, 13th c. Iranian miniature illuminated manuscripts, monasticism, sailing … Continue reading

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