It’s bound to be a deja-vu-kind-of-day. I knew it before I even got out of bed. Trailing me by a thread will be many memories of my teenage years spent with my sister stitching up a storm.
Guess what I am doing this morning? I have a lesson scheduled at Sew Steamboat to learn how to use one of those newfangled computerized sewing machines – A Brother CS-6000i to be exact.
My dear, darling son sent it to me for Christmas saying “Mom, I hope I haven’t put too much pressure on you to learn how to use another computerized device.” Gee, thanks, Marc! I could only imagine his cute impish grin stretching from the cellphone tower nearest his home in Montana to the cellphone tower nearest to where I live in Colorado.
I’ll be honest. When I tore off the Christmas wrapping paper my first thought was “Oh, Brother! Why does he feel I need something more to fill my time?” But upon further consideration – I’m rather excited.
Anyhoo – I am going to embrace the gift given and get pumped-up about a hobby that’s been put in the closet for more time than I care to admit.
Somehow though, it doesn’t seem quite right my sister won’t be with me in today’s exciting adventure. But, my twin telepathy knows exactly what she’s thinking:
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