What are pine needle baskets? In the southeastern US, there are pine trees whose needles grow from 8-18 inches long. These trees grow in sandy soil along the coastal plains from Texas to Virginia. The leaves, which grow in bundles of three, can be used to coil baskets. There are “caps” on the leaf bundles the that you can remove or, if you want a more rustic look, you can leave them attached and … [Read more...]
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Once upon a time I was an attorney. Now, retired, I call myself a “recovering” attorney. Before I was an attorney I majored in English literature, a degree that has become an endangered species in our modern, technological world. I loved it at the time: the study of literature---fiction (novels and short stories) especially. I love it still. Thus, “recovering” as I am, I returned to an active … [Read more...]