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The Nutcracker, now with more cringing.

Couple weeks ago, Mr. Adult Beginner’s weirdly long-lost friend who turns out to be in Kansas is taking her girls to see the Nutcracker. But she’s not excited about it. Like, really not excited. Like, at all. And I’m all, … Continue reading

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Darn it all

Here’s my darned shoe. Teacher wanted me to do just one and show him so he could approve my stitches and at first I was all like ‘Forget that, Old Man. If I’m doing one I’m doing both!’ (picture my … Continue reading

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Darn simple

Ok, so I stayed late after work today and made these samples of different ways to darn pointe shoes- blanket stitch, chain stitch, all these fancy ways… So I could show my teacher and he could say, “No no no … Continue reading

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