There was a time when my mother used to remove the collar from my dad’s old dress shirts, flip them and sew them back on again. The worn out shirts then looked like new. I thought my mother was very clever and resourceful. She said her mother (a seamstress) did the same thing at home with a family of six. Now I find myself mending a pair of old jeans so they last longer, because they are...
We’re quick to forget that human hands touch everything. The bonds that join us...– (via Frank)
Love is a seeking for a way of life; the way that cannot be followed alone; the...– Ansel Adams knows what love is (found in Roberto’s Pinboard)
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Kitchen Tool Lending Library (and a thought about...
It just occurred to me that I would like to try a fondue, but don’t want to own one. It would be great to have a Kitchen Tool Lending Library. I can think of a few things we (and other people) could borrow. There’s no need to accumulate gadgets that we’d use only once in a while. - waffle maker - pasta machine - fondue - pitchers (for a birthday party) - big pasta pot (for a...