The Almost July Newsletter

June 22, 2013 at 6:48 pm 92 comments

Pink Toilet PaperSeen “Living With Quilts: A Survival Guide?” Then you might remember this image and the story about the pink toilet paper I brought back from France. Twenty-four rolls, if I remember correctly. A fun time coming through customs in the US plus a memorable souvenir of a great trip.

Why is it stored in the window?! The addition to our house added a hallway behind what used to be an outside wall of the house. No sense paying good money to drywall over the window and try to match 12-year-old wall-paper, so I gained another storage area instead! If you’re not with me, don’t worry. Just keep going.

I’ve shared (in the aforementioned presentation) that we only use the pink toilet paper on special days, like the first of each month because that’s newsletter day. As the pink toilet paper became more scarce, I only brought it out in the afternoon on newsletter days.  Then only between 2 and 3 pm on newsletter days.

Alas, I have run out entirely, so I’ve decided that the newsletter no longer needs to come out on the first of the month. It shall come out “periodically.” I know the logic isn’t totally there, but neither am I. Besides, as you may have noticed, I seem to be writing newsletters more frequently instead of less. I hope we’re all happy with that.

PROBLEM SOLVED!
Last time I wrote, (scroll down), I was whining about the cottonwood trees and their seeds getting all over my freshly dyed clothesline. I have created a solution. This video has my voice on it, which can be startling if the volume on your speakers is turned up too high.

I will be sewing bowls with members of the Lighthouse Quilters Guild in Racine, WI on Monday, so getting rid of the cottonwood seeds was pretty critical. Who wants to de-lint their “rope” as they coil and zig-zag? Want to sew with us in your own parallel universe?  Links to my hand-dyed clothesline, a BOWLing tutorial, plus tools and supplies you might need are here.


HANG ON!

Large Suction CupHere’s another problem solved, although I didn’t have to give up a laundry basket to do it.

I’ve recommended the little red suction cups for hanging on to small rotary templates like my Twisted Sisters for safer cutting. Well, I just found a 4.25″ version that is terrific for large acrylic rulers that need to be tamed. I tried the suction cup “grab bars”  and just didn’t like them—too heavy, too expensive, and I like to keep my wrist turned the “other” way.

This MONSTER large suction cup does the trick.  Plus it’s  on sale now because I got a “deal” and I’m passing the savings on to you.


THE THINGS WE LEARN!

Thanks for taking my little survey last time. I thought for sure most of you would have signed up for the newsletter because you attended a lecture. That accounted for 25% of sign-ups.  A squeak more than 30% just found me on the Internet. Almost 20% found out about the newsletter some “other” way. I’m clueless about what other ways that might have been, but I can live with the mystery.

This time I want to know how  you’re reading this newsletter. (I am SO nosy!)


RABBIT HOLES

My hobby is diving down rabbit holes. I get an idea and I’m off! Most of the time it’s a wild goose chase. But, from time to time my harebrained ideas pay off like the PowerWrapper, Sticky Template Plastic, or the Quilters Portable Workstation. The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (only 38 days to get your quilts in) had to have been the best idea I’ve ever had, and it sounded pretty crazy when I first came up with it.

Ever optimistic, I dove in again. My latest great idea? Making paracord bracelets out of, wait for it….dyed clothesline! Brilliant!

del paracord braceletIf you’re not familiar with paracord bracelets, here’s one  Chris Stewart made for me during a workshop lunch break. Paracord is used in parachutes, and should you ever need 12 feet of really strong cord (possibly to tow your car out of the mud or lower yourself out of a burning building) all you have to do is un-knot your bracelet. (This would take about an hour and a half.)

Naturally, hip deep in dyed clothesline, I hopped on the Internet and learned how to make one!

del bracClunky doesn’t even come close to describing this particular fiasco.  Although there was some satisfaction in learning how to tie the “lanyard” knot for the closure and how to make  the “cobra stitch” for the rest of it, the resulting bracelet was not at all what I had in mind.  It felt kind of like the time I bought 13 yards of orange fabric for a quilt, used it all, and was surprised that the quilt was so….ORANGE!

So what’s the point here? Don’t stop having great ideas. Celebrate when they work out, and move on when they don’t. (I still have one more idea on the bracelet thing.)  Don’t cheat yourself out of the thrill of what “could be.”  Percolating on the clothesline bracelet was great fun. Bracelets, quilts, it’s all the same. Don’t be afraid to take a risk and try something new.


QUESTIONS?
Do you have any questions for me? Anything at all. Quilt related or not. Now’s your time to ask. (Well, actually, you can always ask. I’m just trying to encourage you.) Pop your questions in a comment and I’ll do my best to answer it. Please keep in mind that comments are moderated and I’m hitting the road at 0’dark:30 tomorrow morning so I might not be able to respond right away.

Thanks for reading this, on whatever device you are staring at! (I’m staring right back at you!)
Ami Simms

http://www.AmiSimms.com

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  • 1. Judy Puddy  |  June 22, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    I love your way of storing the toilet paper! Brilliant!

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    • 2. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:05 pm

      Thank you, Judy! I was very pleased with myself. You can’t have too many places to store stuff, right?

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    • 3. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:06 pm

      I had a few wonderfully creative hours trying to fall asleep while figuring that one out. Thanks!

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  • 4. Judy Morningstar  |  June 22, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    Wouldn’t those “bracelets” made a bit bigger make a sturdy collar for Scooter? Or would he not like the colour? Or maybe a leash?

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  • 6. Sue Whatley  |  June 22, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Ami I love the newsletters. They are so crazy , but informative. I too am doing paracord bracelets for the GK. Tell Scooter hi from Sue and the Bulldogs. Sue

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    • 7. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:07 pm

      I will Sue. What’s GK? Mind blank.

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  • 8. Daphne  |  June 22, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    AS if we didn’t already now from your quilts, you are 1 creative lady. I thought your cottonwood defuzzer was brilliant. I also liked that I learned from the previous post that the cottonwood is what I called poplar – albeit still in the poplar family. Love trivial knowledge…

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    • 9. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:08 pm

      REALLY? Poplar? Well that explains it. We have a bunch of those in the yard, Daphne! So how come they’re not covered in “snow?”

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      • 10. Helen Sullivan Sini  |  June 23, 2013 at 4:07 am

        Yup, same here in Umbria. The “piopi” (poplars) don’t trigger allergies (so I’ve been told) but those little fur balls make me sneeze and my eyes itch anyway. Must be power of suggestion. Anyway, your laundry basket defuzzer is brilliant!!

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      • 11. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:55 am

        Thank you, Helen! I’m glad you like my de-linter. Do they still have colored toilet paper in Italy? (Don’t worry, I won’t ask you to send me any.) When we lived in Rome way back when it was like crate paper. Festive.

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  • 12. Debbie  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    I love the sporadic newsletters! They are so YOU! And I love all of your inventions and your wicked sense of humor!

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    • 13. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:09 pm

      Debbie, I love that you love them. I feel so much better this way I can’t begin to tell you. I had been DREADING the 1st of every month. I have a new enthusiasm! Yay!

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  • 14. Patricia Kuentzel  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    Must be time for another trip to France!

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  • 16. Barbara Bass  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    You are one very creative lady. The rope defuzzer is truly amazing. Wish I has half as clever as you.

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    • 17. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 9:52 pm

      Barbara, thanks for the high praise. It was fun “inventing” it.

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  • 18. Del Thomas  |  June 22, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    I think you have reinvented the cotton (wood) gin!
    Always enjoy your newsy newsletters – keep them coming on any schedule that suits you.

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  • 20. Ruth D  |  June 22, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    If you want to get your color back on, you can now buy the brilliantly colored European Renova toilet paper in the states. We came back through customs with black TP in our suitcases! You can get some of their colors through Amazon (http://tinyurl.com/muslfrh). I can just imagine what you’d come up with for a design in your storage window with a variety of these colors. :)

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    • 21. Ami Simms  |  June 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

      Ruth, who knew they sell colored toilet paper on Amazon! Too bad it’s so expensive….like flushing good money down the toilet.

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      • 22. Helen Sullivan Sini  |  June 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

        Number Three Son goes through a roll a day and my Granddaughter likes to rip off a square at a time and toss it into the John. Do you think there’s a gene for this?

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      • 23. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:53 am

        Possibly, Helen. Maybe a collection plate in a conspicuous place for donations?

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  • 24. Julie  |  June 22, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Some of our poplar/cottonwood trees have snow and some don’t…. maybe it depends on their age?

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  • 26. Judy H.  |  June 22, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    Ami, you are one very clever quilter. The clothes line defuzzer is brilliant. You may want to edit this part out for safety’s sake, but when the cottonwood seeds are dry and lining the sidewalk or driveway, just light them with a match. They burn and then cannot blow around anymore. Love your newsletters whenever they arrive.

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    • 27. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 6:36 am

      Judy, handy hint, but they were all stuck to the clothesline. Like flypaper for cottonwood seeds. Do you sweep them up in a pile before you light them on fire? Or just burn the entire driveway as is? I’m thinking I could meet the nice people at the fire department…

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    • 28. Judy H.  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:53 am

      Somehow the cottonwood seeds just collect at the edges of driveways and sidewalks–no sweeping involved. The fire stops at the end of the sidewalk or wherever the cottonwood seeds end. You probably won’t get to meet the cute firemen.

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      • 29. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:49 pm

        That’s comforting on so many levels.

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  • 30. Julie  |  June 22, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    I looked it up and the article said that the female trees produce cotton seeds when fertilized by the male trees.

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    • 31. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 6:37 am

      I looked under their bark, but I couldn’t tell if I have male or female trees.

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  • 32. k9dancer  |  June 22, 2013 at 10:45 pm

    Ami, are you still having your ‘ugliest quilt’ contest?
    Please give Scooter a scritch for me.

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    • 33. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:44 am

      You know, I was thinking of bringing that back…

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  • 34. Terrall  |  June 22, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    I know a woman who removed the dry wall in her sewing room, and used the horizonal 2X4 s between the verticle boards in the wall for shelves to store her fat quarters. Made a lovely wall! Similar to your tolit paper window.

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    • 35. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:45 am

      Terrall, if you run into her again, snag a picture for me! Sounds cool!

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      • 36. Mary Ann  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:27 am

        Gosh Terrell I have a friend who did the same thing. She opened the walls in her hallway and her sewing room, adding cross pieces for shelving like Ami did, painted it out and lo and behold, extra storage!

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  • 37. Maida Peterson  |  June 23, 2013 at 12:54 am

    I have never met you but I love your newsletters and Scooter’s stories. I learn from your inventions and laugh too. I wish you would come to Iowa once in a while!

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    • 38. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:48 am

      Maida,
      How about Sioux City in September?

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  • 39. Dee W  |  June 23, 2013 at 1:04 am

    My friend, who’s lives in a beautifully restored vintage house, made a crazy quilt to cover the storage unit in her bathroom. fits the décor and shows her creativity. Maybe a nice picture play or twisted sister quilt?

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  • 40. Sue B  |  June 23, 2013 at 1:32 am

    I remember colored toilet paper in the 70’s. Mint green and blue and pink I’m sure also. I found your newsletter after reading your books, can’t remember if I did the survey.

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    • 41. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:50 am

      Sue,
      I forgot about the books! Ha, ha! DUH! Glad you found me through one of those! And colored toilet paper? Now that you mention is, I kind of remember that too…foggily. They had bed sheets and towels in colors back then too, but my mother always bought white!

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  • 42. Jan  |  June 23, 2013 at 1:58 am

    Ami, I just have to say Thank You! Thank you for telling me about the stars on the blueberries. Now I find myself looking through all the blueberries that I wash for my breakfast cereal!

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    • 43. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:51 am

      Jan,
      I know1 isn’t it fun? Most of them are rather lopsided, but every once in a while you find a real gem. It’s a tasty search.

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  • 44. Kim  |  June 23, 2013 at 8:08 am

    Your newsletter always makes me smile, gives me inspiration and this month permission to fail…….every quilt is not a winner :0) and it’s okay……thanks Ami. ( I’m sorry I did not buy one of those zipper necklaces when you had them!!)
    Haooy Sewing and save travels

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    • 45. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:58 am

      Kim, regrets aren’t allowed either. Glad you’ve given yourself permission to fail.

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  • 46. Deb  |  June 23, 2013 at 8:26 am

    I noticed you sign your name Quilter, Teacher, Author. You forgot Mother.
    My 95 year old mother still mother’s all her 5, over 50 year old children! and always tells me the job is never done! :) I just take a deep breath and sigh.

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    • 47. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:01 am

      Deb, good point, but I’m not a professional mother. On the personal side I would need to add wife too. And dog parent. Scooter would feel terribly left out.

      He came to the airport with us at 5:30 this morning. He gave a good bark to all the people unloading their cars at the curb. Probably barked all the way home too.

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  • 48. Karen  |  June 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Ami,
    Greetings to Scooter from Max, Sara and Johann. Keep the newsletters coming. I never can get enough of your sense of humor! I am trying to figure out what to use your cotton (wood) gin for in my home. That was brilliant!
    Since I retired I have been so lazy that I need a big push to get out of the chair in onto the work I have been putting off for so long.
    Hope your trip is great and Scooter has a great big kiss for you when you return.

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    • 49. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:04 am

      Thanks, Karen. Glad you’re a frequent reader. If you’re having trouble getting started on something you really want to do, make an appointment with yourself for whatever it is you want to do. Write it on the calendar, set a reminder on the phone, have a friend call you. If it’s important, you’ll do it. If it isn’t you won’t. You do get to decide, after all.

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  • 50. DonnaKay Williams  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Ami, I just hope you continue your newsletter in 2014. I do so much enjoy your humor!!!!! Thanks for all you’ve done for so many! God bless you & yours real good!

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    • 51. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:09 am

      DonnaKay, thanks for your vote of confidence. I’ve been writing newsletters since 1999. I’m pretty sure I’ll still be at it next year too. (Knock on wood.)

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  • 52. Patricia  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:41 am

    I have signed up for your appliqué workshop at the Dutchess Quilt Show. I am pretty new st this so I am hoping I will be able to master this technique! Love to read your newsletters when they arrive, See you in October

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    • 53. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:10 am

      Patricia, you’ll be slightly better off than those who have appliqued before. No bad habits to break. (Warn the others: I carry a hammer for that!)

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  • 54. Angie  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:19 am

    Hi Ami, I was one of the “other” responders. I found out about you from an old magazine article. A REALLy old magazine, all black and white. I did google search and found your site and newsletter, but I wouldn’t have known to search without the magazine.

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    • 55. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:45 pm

      Yes, Angie, I wrote articles for Quilt Magazine way back when. I bet that’s where you found me. So happy you did!

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  • 56. Mari  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Speaking of books, Ami, I found you in “Quilt with the best” in our library. Later I started quilting and I find your humor so uplifting. I won’t miss a newsletter for anything! Please don’t ever stop writing them at a time that suits you!

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    • 57. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:48 pm

      Thanks, Mari! I’m so glad you like them.

      The picture of that very much younger me standing and putting a quilt in frame in that beautiful house? That isn’t my house. I went to Birmingham, AL for the photo shoot and interview. They borrow someone’s house and it was FABULOUS! But they didn’t want to turn on the air conditioning. A little hot. I tasted my first authentic southern bar-b-que that trip and brought a quart home in my carry on WITH MY QUILTS! (I know. What was I thinking?! But it was delicious!)

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  • 58. Patricia Hersl  |  June 23, 2013 at 11:24 am

    Had the same bathroom window thing when the former owners enclosed the back porch. After years of having conversations between the shower and the family room, we finally redid the bath. What resulted was a built-in bookshelf in the family room that housed cassette tapes(How long ago?) and knick-knacks. It was very handy!

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  • 60. Chris in Iowa  |  June 23, 2013 at 11:36 am

    Love-love-love you and Scooter! You’re wicked funny and wicked-wicked creative and clever.

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    • 61. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:51 pm

      Thank you Cris! I’ll tell Scooter he has another admirer.

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  • 62. Lydia  |  June 23, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    I’m obviously not Sue, but I’m thinking that GK = GrandKids

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    • 63. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:57 pm

      Yes, that does make sense. Thank you, not Sue. :)

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  • 64. Elaine Gottesman  |  June 23, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    I am so glad to be related to you. Have a good trip. We are suffering from Ami-withdrawal, when are you coming to Florida? Love your newsletter. Love You, Aunt Elaine

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    • 65. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 9:58 pm

      I’m game if you are. Any Floridians need a workshop or lecture this year?

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  • 66. Regina  |  June 23, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Ami, I believe that I originally found you through ‘Simply Quilts’ some years back. And to add to Sue B.’s memory of colored toilet paper, there was also colored tissues ‘back in the day’. And your creativity to clean the dyed clothesline – genius !

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    • 67. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:00 pm

      Regina, thanks for remembering Simply Quilts. What a great show that was. You’re a member of The Quilt Show, I hope?

      Yes, colored tissue too! I remember that!

      Thanks for your kind words!

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  • 68. Judy  |  June 23, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    I love your ingenious ideas and your newsletters, sometimes they are the highlight of my email. I especially like when you write about scooter or scooter writes about either is own adventures or things you have done. Keep them coming.

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    • 69. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:01 pm

      Judy, thanks for the kind words. I’ll tell Scooter to get off his tail and write some more.

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  • 70. Mary  |  June 23, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    Ami,
    I luv your open-minded fun-loving approach to life. Admire your lint-removal system and tp storage. I have alot of bombs like your bracelet, but they’re no great loss – have learned so much in the making.
    Keep on writing, lecturing, teaching, creating, dyeing, and living life to it’s fullest. I feel as tho I want to just give you a big hug, so here’s my reply instead. Consider yourself hugged today.

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    • 71. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:02 pm

      Mary, here’s a big hug right back! Thanks for your kindness.

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  • 72. Diane Zettler  |  June 23, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    oh no! where was I when you divulged your rope de-fuzzer? Thought I haven’t missed any of your newsletters. Can you please show it again or at least describe it?
    Diane who loves all of yours and Scooters letters

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    • 73. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:03 pm

      Diane, look at the video on the newsletter that you’re replying too. If you get it by email, click the title (blue) of the newsletter and you’ll be able to see it.

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  • 74. Sandra (Adkins) Behne  |  June 23, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    I am happy to say I love getting your newsletters for nearly 15 or so years. Always leaves me in smiles. I had won an address book from you back in the 90s. Still use it! Keep up the great work and give Scooter a good scrtch behind the ears from me!

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    • 75. Ami Simms  |  June 23, 2013 at 10:04 pm

      Sandra, did you win one of my cheezy door prizes? Glad you’ve stuck with me all these years!

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  • 76. CharleyChops  |  June 24, 2013 at 9:14 am

    I found you on the internet and have read your newletter on my email account, it takes at least 5 secs to open up your website and that is just tooooo long for impatient me :-)

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    • 77. Ami Simms  |  June 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm

      What URL are you attempting to open that takes so long, Charley?

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  • 78. Ginger Hale  |  June 24, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    I love your “necessity is the mother of invention” ideas. I do the same thing. For instance, I’m currently going through rotator cuff surgeryb rehab and would rather not purchase equipment to use at home. I look around and find it amazing how ordinary things can be repurposed: a couple of cans of Scrubbing Bubbles fill in nicely for hand weights; a piece of 1/2″ PVC with a T on the end fills in nicely over the back of a tall chair (covered with a towel) to mimic the arm-rowing machine; a flat strap bungy cord fills in for those rubber tubes used to build strength in your arm muscles. All these items can go back to their original uses when rehab is over. I say long live creative ideas!

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    • 79. Ami Simms  |  June 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm

      Ginger, excellent improvisation! Creativity rules!

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  • 80. Wanda Warby  |  June 25, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    We always called those trees “popple trees”, though we knew they were poplars. Regarding colored toilet paper, I remember one woman saying, back when we had all those pastel colors, that plain white was good enough for what she used it for!

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    • 81. Ami Simms  |  June 29, 2013 at 12:10 pm

      I’ve also heard them called “popular” trees. :) Yes, for what we use it for, white is just fine. Unless pink makes you smile. Ever smile at whie toilet paper? (Didn’t think so.)

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  • 82. TessieQ  |  June 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    That’s REALLY pink toilet paper! The reason we only have white TP here in the USA is because the dyes were found to damage septic tanks…at least that’s what I’ve heard over the years. (Don’t want to think about what it did to our tushies!) What I wanna hear is your story about the fun you had coming through Customs with it all! Just the look on the Customs official’s face must have been worth it.

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    • 83. Ami Simms  |  June 29, 2013 at 12:09 pm

      TessieQ, I think you’re right about the septic tanks and tender tushies. I will, however, leave the trip through customs to your imagination.

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  • 84. Gena Réné Kelley  |  June 26, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    I too so ♥ that pink TP….I still wish we could get colored TP…
    just wanted to let you know that :-)

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  • 86. Harlene Wood  |  June 29, 2013 at 9:31 am

    Ami
    I remember back in the 1950’s when my brother married my sister-in-law to be wanted “purple tissue paper. Would you believe we found some at that time. I was only about 13. We got it for her shower party.
    Harlene

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  • 88. Linda Stewart-Brown  |  July 5, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    Hello Ami, I have a toilet paper solution for you – come to visit us in France and get more!!! we now have, ahem, colours, and white with colours. But yes, pink is the standard! probably something to do with leftover dye after the war or something…practical. I am reading your newsletter because we met on a cruise and I loved my time with you and your mom (and I still have the jacket). And how, I read it on the ordinateur..computer. fly into Bordeaux, we can pick you up and don’t worry, with four dogs, there is bound to be some dog lovin’ going on. Hi to Scooter for us all. xo

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    • 89. Ami Simms  |  July 5, 2013 at 12:24 pm

      Linda, wonderful to hear from you. I follow you on FaceBook! I’d love to come visit. You were a highlight of our cruise. Glad you still have the jacket. My mother…always the enabler. Such nice smiles in my heart from your words.

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  • 90. Katie  |  July 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    How am I reading your newsletter? In my feed reader, NetNewsWire. :-) ~waves~

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  • 91. EDITH  |  August 26, 2013 at 11:00 am

    PINK TOILET PAPER? I remember when we had a choice of toilet paper with flowers!

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