My new Brother

A couple of weeks ago, my old Brother sewing machine started skipping stitches, so I had Mark take it to a sewing machine repair shop in Green Bay called Ana’s Sewing Studio. I also sent along a couple of samples so they could see what my machine was doing. They had a sewing machine expert named Vonnie there when Mark took my machine in, and she looked at my samples and said that my machine wasn’t strong enough to do what I wanted it to do. She suggested a bigger machine with a more powerful engine.

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A Sunday outing

I have been having trouble with my sewing machine, which is a bad thing when there is another Vintage Market coming up that I’m supposed to be in. On Thursday, Mark took my machine down to a fabric and sewing machine shop in Green Bay called Ana’s Sewing Studio. I had sent along a couple of samples of the problems I was having and they are going to fix it, but the woman Mark talked with said that my machine isn’t powerful enough to do what I want it to, so she showed Mark another machine and sent a flyer home for me to look at.

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My podcast

You may not remember – I know I had kind of forgotten about it – that a couple of months ago, I was asked to interview with someone from Workamper News who does podcasts for Workampers. Yesterday, I got an email from him with a link to the completed podcast. I wrote to ask if I could share it on my website and he just gave me permission to do so. Hopefully, this will work for you…

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The Longest Day

At lunchtime today, I had a video chat with Cari Josephson from the Alzheimer’s Association (AA). She had been given my name after I contacted the Association to make a proposal for a fundraiser for them. As it turns out, they have a fundraiser day on the summer solstice every year where people do something in whatever part of the country they’re in to try to raise money for the AA. Cari helped me register to participate and told me that I can do my fundraiser all year if I want, which is what I plan to do.

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