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Leslie Shelor
Works at Greenberry House
Attended Patrick County High School
Lives in Meadows of Dan, Virginia
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"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place." Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) This is so true that I'm not even sure what t...
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"Would the boy you were be proud of the man you are?" -Laurence J. Peter, educator and author (16 Sep 1919-1990). It's funny...I really didn't want to use this quote on this foggy, chilly morning. This is the kind of questio...
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About commemoration: 9/11 and more Chautauqua Beth's Chautauqua postcards Beth at Chautauqua Chautauqua Leslie's Chautauqua Press books Reynolds Homestead Bus Trips A Little Sweet... Types of spindles and how handspinning...
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"Smiles and friendly nods are like fabric softeners for the face.” ― Peter Hedges, What's Eating Gilbert Grape. This is one of those days when I have searched through quotes from Einstein to Jimmy Carter to Mrs. Piggle Wiggl...
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A quote from our one year anniversary podcast.
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To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top. Here's where things grow." Robert M. Pirsig. "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" was a book that reached out...
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“We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.” ― Ray Bradbury. I heard something about this being 'banned books week' (a personal irritant...
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"Champagne was not always regarded as a delightful symbol of celebration. In the seventeenth century champagne was considered a mistake, "the devils wine." And the winemakers of Champagne were not pleased by the presence of b...
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About confusion and clarity A little sweet... Leslie is still working on zick-zack Popular on Ravelry this week: Caramel by Isabell Kraemer 1861 projects Also on Ravelry in crochet: Jordan - sleeveless pineapple top by Vic...
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"My life is a reading list.” ― John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany. For those of us who grew up with our noses in books, this quote makes us smile. We know it is true. Books are kin. Books are more than an addiction, they...
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“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.” ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale I recently had one of those evenings with friends where laughter came deep and often. It was he...
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You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.” ― Dorothy Parker, You Might as Well Live: The Life and Times of Dorothy Parker. For those of you expecting sacred and profound every morning, be aware. Dorothy Park...
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Introduction
Southern Highlander trying to make a living by creating artisan yarns in Meadows of Dan, Virginia.  Shop keeper, bunny lady, handspinner, bookseller.
Education
  • Patrick County High School
    1978
  • Stuart Elementary School
  • Patrick County High School
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Artisan
Employment
  • Greenberry House
    Artisan, present
  • Poor Farmer's Market
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Northern Mattress and Furniture
  • Farrish Oldsmobile
  • Cowles Ford
  • Farmer's Home Administration
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Meadows of Dan, Virginia
Previously
Meadows of Dan, Virginia - Manassas, Virginia - Woodbridge, Virginia - Stuart, Virginia - Skowhegan, Maine