young lady from
called me the other day inquiring about a handkerchief. Apparently, she was doing some searches on
the internet and ran across the blog from July 28, 2010, entitled “Wedding Handkerchiefs and Benefits of Ammonia.” Now that is a quirky title. What was I thinking? Nevertheless, she is getting married on
August 10th and wanted a special handkerchief for her
godmother. I made the handkerchief and
she is delighted. It will be mailed
tomorrow or Monday. This hanky was made
entirely in-the-hoop (ITH). Now that I
have the large hoops, a 10” handkerchief is a piece of cake. The poem was a bit more difficult but ended
up lovely and just what she wants. The
edges were not serged as usual. Instead,
the edges are a beautiful white satin stitch.
The first one, Henri, is strapped in the electric chair, and is asked if he has any last words. He says, "I just graduated from
The Mexican jailers throw the switch, and nothing happens. The Mexicans immediately fall to the floor on their knees, beg for Henri’s forgiveness, and immediately release him.
The second Cajun, Gaston, is strapped in and gives his last words, "I just graduated from
The Mexican jailers throw the switch and again nothing happens. Again, the Mexicans all immediately fall to their knees, beg for Gaston's forgiveness, and immediately release him.
The last Cajun, Boudreaux, is strapped in and he says, "Well, den, I'm from de University of Louisiana in Lafayette and I just graduated wit ma degree in Civil Engineering, and I'll tell you rat now, you boys ain't never gon' be able to electrocute nobody if ya'll don't plug dis damn ting in."