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Old February 28 2014, 02:43 PM   #4906
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Thanks, Kestra, macloudt, & Pondwater! Those photos were taken right here in New York City at a place called Alley Pond Environmental Center, which is a part of Queens. It's a pretty remarkable place. Not only is it in NYC (and literally set against a highway), it's got a few different habitats, including marsh, woodland and meadows. Over the years, I've gotten quite a number of decent photos there.
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Old February 28 2014, 02:55 PM   #4907
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More great shots, O Ancient One!

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Hey, there, Alrik! *waves back*
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Old February 28 2014, 03:13 PM   #4908
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Splendid photos there, Mariner!
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Old February 28 2014, 04:57 PM   #4909
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My new toy!



I've been wanting a digital sewing machine that does proper embroidery as well as a range of decorative stitches, and my local sewing machine shop was having a sale. I'm SO glad I took a course on learning all about our machines, because the instruction manual is 200 pages long (yes, all in English!), and learning to use the machine completely by myself would have freaked the frack out of me. As you can see was having fun trying out the various fancy stitches. My freehand machine stitching needs a wee bit more practice, though.

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Old February 28 2014, 07:23 PM   #4910
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Impressive. Most, impressive, macloudt! Looks like you're going to have a lot of fun with it. I just hope it doesn't start stitching out messages to you of its own volition!

(And thanks cooleddie and Tora Ziyal!)
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Old February 28 2014, 07:34 PM   #4911
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Ooh, I think it would be very cool if it started stitching out its own messages!
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Old February 28 2014, 08:12 PM   #4912
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^ A sentient sewing machine? Aargh. It could damage the whole fabric of the continuum...
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Old February 28 2014, 08:15 PM   #4913
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Ooh, I think it would be very cool if it started stitching out its own messages!
No, not cool. I think the phrase you're looking for is "scary as hell".

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^ A sentient sewing machine? Aargh. It could damage the whole fabric of the continuum...
Okay, if my machine does gain sentience it's coming after you first. Got it?
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Old February 28 2014, 08:43 PM   #4914
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^ Darn! It would seam that I have no choice.
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Old February 28 2014, 08:44 PM   #4915
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MLB tried to thread the needle with that joke.
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Old February 28 2014, 08:59 PM   #4916
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*facepalm*
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Old February 28 2014, 10:24 PM   #4917
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Love your new toy!

I love Brother for their easy bobbin reload.
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Old February 28 2014, 10:50 PM   #4918
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Hehe. You guys've got me in stitches!
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Old March 1 2014, 12:21 AM   #4919
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I'm just gonna weave my way in and out of here and take a quick look.
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Old March 1 2014, 01:19 AM   #4920
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"Good idea, Eddie," she said, bobbin her head agreeably.
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