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The Shakespeare Garden

On the final day the the repertory season, Hedydd returned to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival to see “King Lear”.  Knowing tragedy and sorrow would be her fare for the afternoon inside the theatre, she took time in the Shakespeare Garden to bask in the sunshine and frolic in the roses. 10 more words


Country Wedding

And he said, ‘This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. 247 more words


Of Mice And Men

While in Florence, Hitty Hedydd attended a performance of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” at the Historic Shoals Theatre. It was, actually, the reason for the visit. 96 more words



A journey northward offered Hitty Hedydd an always welcome opportunity to investigate yet another knitting establishment, this time in beautiful, historic Florence, Alabama. They had skeins in just the right sizes for a small wooden doll. 60 more words



Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 32 more words


X Marks the Spot

“The art of marking was brought to perfection many years ago, and if our great grandmothers could but see the meagre attempts made by us now-a-days, I fancy they would have some contempt for the system by which our needlework abilities are tested.”

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