Category Archives: books

homework : week one

The Spring semester started 3 weeks ago and the students are learning so much and so quickly.  They’ve already made 5 different types of books and learned 3 types of stitching.  with some of the homework they’ve turned in, I … Continue reading

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For your reading pleasure

I’m not sure about you guys, but in my house I’m very territorial when it comes to the magazines I subscribe to.  There are just two subscriptions…a little monthly treat for myself.  So when the magazines arrive in the mail, I get super excited and … Continue reading

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Student work

A few pics of student work: The students worked really hard.  They made a collection of about 22 different types of books this semester.  Well done everyone! xoxo, jenn {images: mine}

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Love Soup

Tomorrow is December 1st.  What does the month of December bring to mind for you?  For me it’s cold brisk mornings, goodbye to another year, birthdays, Christmas, snuggly trying to keep warm nights and yummy soup. Last week I checked … Continue reading

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Check it out!!!

This morning while reading the Sunday edition of the LA Times, I came across a couple of items that caught my eye.  The first being an article on the front page: “Bookstore’s closing hits community hard.”  Although I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Sharing ice cream

Should I share my ice cream? Weren’t we all taught as wee ones that we should, need, & have to share?  It was hard then and it’s still hard to do, even as adults!  There are two things that challenge … Continue reading

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A life’s pleasure

One of life’s pleasures: coming home from work and receiving not one, but two book deliveries.  So exciting, right?  There both cookbooks (love cookbooks) and are absolutely lovely. I’m looking forward to trying out a couple of recipes this weekend … Continue reading

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