That last one is Arabic for migramah, meaning “striped towel,” “ornamental fringe,” or “embroidered veil.” It has evolved into “macramé.”
So Andy wins again, with Martha earning honorable mention. Yay, Andy!
As a kid I made tons of owls like this one — image removed. (Well, not quite as nice.)
I received a package this week from Hecate May that contained To-Go Ware bamboo utensils and a Envirosax reusable shopping bag. I LOVE them! So beautiful and functional. Just like Hecate May (a/k/a Mrs Spock). Thanks!
And a mystery package arrived yesterday containing gourmet dark chocolate. No identifying information….anyone want to ‘fess up?
To my unknown benefactor, yummmmmmm. I am in theobroma heaven, and I bow down to you. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness.
Clue#1: Anita (West Side Story) Rita Moreno
Clue #2: Violet (Willy Wonka) Denise Nickerson, who was in the Short Circus
Clue #3: Chauffeur (Driving Miss Daisy) Morgan Freeman
Clue #4: David (as in Letterman, The Adventures of)
Clue #5: Cliff (Huxtable, in The Cosby Show)
Clue #6: Bismarck-ish. Or maybe Moorhead-ish. (Fargo North, Decoder!)
Clue #7: Furniture-philia (Love of Chair)
Clue #8: Coco (as in Fame) Irene Cara, who was in the Short Circus
It was Laugh In for children, just a terrifically entertaining show, chock full of talent. I wish they’d remake it for my kids’ generation.
I just checked out (again) the Best of Electric Company from the library. This week the kids and I will sit down with some of my favorite skits.
Like this one (notice the guy once known as “Easy Reader”).