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As you may or may not know, the wife has been dabbling in sewing, crafts, and pottery for about as long as I’ve known her. She’s been teaching lessons out of our home and in conjunction with Furman University and Greenville Parks & Rec. She’s had a lot of successRead more
Last week, I blogged about my trip to the Pacific Northwest: The wife and I recently took a business/pleasure trip to the Pacific Northwest. The business part consisted of the wife competing for a spot on Sew It All TV at an expo near Tacoma, Washington. After that was over,Read more
I bought a pottery kiln six months ago for the wife and she’s been firing it about every month or so. We’re having some problems with warping in the glaze-firing process, so we’ve been experimenting with plate molds of varying wood breeds and thicknesses. It’s been frustrating, but I guessRead more
I traveled to Tuscaloosa, AL yesterday to take part in a funeral and reception for my Uncle Gabe, whose official and honorary pallbearers included some of the more distinguished names in Crimson Tide lore. A smallish tornado had ripped through Birmingham earlier in the morning leaving most of the townsRead more
The wife’s sewing supplies have dominated the dining room table for a while now. Her brother brought back some fabric from Africa, and she made a retro-looking dress out of it. She also made a tiny dress for a friend’s baby. I’m impressed with how quickly she can turn theseRead more
Prior to a family reunion a couple of years ago, a relative of mine ran across an interview with my maternal grandfather, Claude Smeraglia, from July of 1968. At the time, he lived and worked in an Italian-American enclave adjacent to the airport in Birmingham, Alabama. The interview was conductedRead more