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Grandmother Irene and her Sewing Machine

The rocking treadle beneath Grandmother Irene's sewing machine was a fascinating place for a young granddaughter, perhaps especially because I knew she did not want me to sit or play on it.  It was always cool, even in those July days before air conditioning came to ordinary homes in the South.  Once upon a time,… Continue reading Grandmother Irene and her Sewing Machine