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Oct 10, 2014

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Chapters 50–52 / vol 2 chs 25-27 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 10:26.
The first N & S episode is 331.

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. . . she said grinning. . .

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Arlen's link to the Very Important Sermon

| Crafty Bits |

  • Forgot last week: Give Wrap!
  • Deb's Quilting needles arrived—what a difference THAT made! And she shared her online source, too. Thank you, Deb and everyone who called and wrote in with advice!!!
  • Caller Donna - Thank you for the help with My Thread!
  • Listener Laurie — LOVE the "nose-grease" idea! You made me giggle (and LOVE how much you read!)
  • Listener Lisa has a Rhinebeck package for you! October 13th is the deadline! NEW GIVEAWAY COMING IN NOVEMBER!

Embroidery Book WINNER is . . .


Chilling Tales October Extravaganza

BTW, the stories are often more "chilling" than "scary," more "twisty" and never "gory."
I seriously wouldn't be able to record for them if they were anything other—I have to sleep at night, after all.
Thing 1 listened to one of my recordings and said, "Geez, Mom. . . I couldn't figure out why they had you recording for them. . . but you really DO sound creepy!"
High praise from the 14 year old.

—Please Join Us For The —

North and South OhMyGoshIHaveToTalkAboutThis Book Chat!

Join us! Free, fun, and fabulous!
Hosted on and recorded by—so if you cannot attend, you'll be able to watch the recording later.
Saturday, October 18th, noon Eastern Time


| BOOK TALK | 10:16 min | chapters 50, 51, & 52 vol 2 chs 25-27

Not much to put here. . .

At all.

Bye Bye Margaret!


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