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Page 40 - Rolling Balls of Yarn

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1984/6/1 (587 reads)

Rolling Balls of Yarn On Beautiful Isle Madame Acadian CarriDsite 3-Way or Partial Hook-ups Freshwater Lake Boat Rentals June - September ARICHAT 226-2447 Miners' Village Restaurant We are fully licensed and we feature a complete menu from sandwiches to full-course meals In the setting of a turn-of-the-century mining community adjacent to the Miners' Museum Complex OPEN JUNE 11 to SEPTEMBER 2 11 AM to 9 PM, Phone: 849-1788 QUARRY POINT, GLACE BAY Sydney! vit'l siding ' Sales Limited Your Complete Home Renovation Contractor P Y T Xrotect Xour X RENOVATIONS ADDITIONS "Roofing Specialist" nvestraent Replacement Windows rofessional Workmanship roven Products erformance Guaranteed (Sidney vHjyy siding 5620421 The background to these pictures is quite simple: Bes? sie MacDonald was Jenny MacDonald's mother, Roddy Hec? tor MacDonald's mother-in-law. Bessie, who died at 95, spent the last years of her life knitting socks and mitts. And when she ran out of balls of yarn, Roddy Hector would take out an old homemade wind? er, set it up in the kitchen, and put on a skein-- and then, time and again, he rolled perfect balls of yarn. (40)'
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