...makes a woeful want.
A couple of days ago I stopped by to visit Blanche. It was a beautiful and warm October morning, and Blanche was outside cutting up old coats with a pair of scissors. Blanche told me she was cutting the zippers out of the coats.
"What are you going to do with the zippers?" I asked. Blanche laughed and said she didn't know what she was going to do with them. "I don't even sew," she said, "but papa always instilled in us not to waste things."
Then Blanche recited one of her papa's favorite sayings: "A willful waste makes a woeful want." Not bad advice...especially if you sew!
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of Ocracoke and the War of 1812. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news102112.htm.