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    May 2 to May 14 London vacation. We will be staying in the President Hotel, 56 - 60 Guildford Street, Russell Square, London, WC1N 1DB. Telephone : 020 7388 4443. Hope to see you all then.
  • theatre and Concerrts

    April 11 Susan, Christine and I went to “The Tank” to see Celeste Cahn perform her work: “A lady does not scratch her crotch”, which she also wrote and directed. It was an intensely acted review of women’s historical and present day emotional and societal challenges. The title protests that a lady does not scratch her crotch, but this one did– and since her hand was covered in shaving cream at the time, the result was really messy!

    April 15 Peoples’ Concert at the Town hall. An all-Mozart concert given by the Peabody Chamber Orchestra. It was conducted with confident professionalism by Leon Fleisher in spite of his advancing years. He also played the solo piano in the A Major Concerto with his old sparkle still intact.

     

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Jenny sews

It seems to me that more and more modern women are taking up yesteryears’ chores and turning them into a decorative art form. Quilting is now a major topic of conversation at family parties. Can sock-darning be far behind? I keep forgetting what relation Jenny Orchard has to me–but she can tell you–another of her interests is genealogy! Here is the lady herself and a selection of her work.

Jenny Orchard

 

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One Response

  1. Jenny,
    The quilts are wonderful. I live in Pennslyvania in the armish country and they have a long history of quilt making.

    The decorative box is lovely.
    Thanks for sharing
    Susan

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