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The Makery

The Makery is open in the basement of my library.  I am very excited.  I signed up for a class in learning to use the new Silhouette machine.  It can do so many things like die cutting over 100 materials.   There are large format printers, laminators, power tools, sewing machines, embroidery machines, button makers, and much more. Here is a Maker Bot 3D printer.  I am also taking a class in using this machine.  I hope to post updates in the future.

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Picking Fresh Lavender

The English lavender is ready to harvest!  It's the most fragrant thing in my house.  In fact, I can smell it as I list and look at the photos I am posting. But I have decided to dry this lavender.  I will rubber band it and hang it upside down.  When dry, I will shake and brush the buds off for later use.  English lavender is good for culinary purposes too. I also picked some wild daisies and cornflowers at my parent's farm in Wisconsin.  I was there to wish my father a Happy Father's Day.  Wishing all fathers a blessed day.

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