She’s 80 now, and has been binding for 50 years!
The article on the Neanderthals mentions the artist Tom Bjorklund, and his recreations/interpretations of what they might have looked like.
I guess you haven’t tried looking next to my driveway, because that’s where they are.
Was the Very Famous Lady associated with the local bookbinding guild? If so, I’ve heard her talk about marbled papers, and seen some of her collection, some of which is is hundreds of years old.
I had an awesome Saturday. I tagged along with a rare books class and sat in on a tour of a Very Famous Lady’s conservation lab/bindery. I learned more about marbled paper in the first hour than I have learned in years and we saw so many amazing things - 16th c folios, fine bindings, ornamental papers, you name it. …
All round to Owls.
maybe the massive goat would eat the weeds?
Re: Irish in the United States War with Mexico. I am pretty sure most people who talk about Irish American history on Facebook and such have never even read a Wikipedia article on the Irish in the Americas.
This is so cute.
Yes, I want rid of my lawn. I want to plant a wildflower meadow. My next door neighbor will have a massive goat though.
“’How could you ba...’ Could be on account of ya growing up in a circus. Your parents were freaking trapeze artists for cryin’ out loud and Lil’ Debbie on the high wire was their opener.”
I went looking for crocuses yesterday in the spots I know they frequent. No luck.
Nah....it’s fine. I mean, purple is a fashionable color for shorts season, right?
Take care of that knee. “As we get older” that sort of thing takes a lot longer to heal. Ironically, try icing it later.
taking care of cats is a way better personality train then chasing away snakes...