Still More Random Thoughts

December 29, 2009

“…and then there should be intervals of relaxation or exercise. The latter is a very important consideration, for so fascinating is this accomplishment, that all is frequently forgotten during the progress of some favourite subject; besides, the work will be all the better done for this temporary invasion upon occupations strictly sedentary, since new ideas and new energies will be the result.”–“Maxims for Memory”, The Ladies Self Instructor in Millinery & Mantua Making, Embroidery & Applique (1853)  

Hmm…balancing needlework with exercise. Where have I heard that before?!


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