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Vol. 12 No. 4 - Our Mutual Friend

Vol. 12 No. 4 - Our Mutual Friend

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70th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Charles Dickens, Magazine, Nancy Young & Our Mutual Friend

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Vol. 12 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

Our Mutual Friend

What's in this issue?

A Nursery As Never Was Seen the Decorating article

Ideas from John and Bella's dream nursery to create the best place to raise any "Inexhaustible" baby.

And The Bright Scraps Of Velvet And Silk And Ribbon the Hearth article

Full-color facsimiles of paper dolls handpainted by Elspeth Young, with step-by-step instructions for making dolls of your own.

Seasoned With Bliss the Kitchen article

Recreating some of the blissful fish first course and entree possibilities of John and Bella's wedding-day feast as well as an easy and elegant "Sweet Wellington" for dessert.

Lizzie's Theme the Music article

Advanced piano sheet music of Tanner Young's original composition, "Lizzy's Theme."

Other Small Gardening the Garden article

Recreating the small, magical gardens featured in "Our Mutual Friend" from Miss Peecher's to Jenny Wren's and Mr. Riah's.

The Sorting And Sifting the Attic article

How-to's of beautiful composting.

We Had Each Other the Writer's Garret article

Seymore begins this installment by talking about the nature and importance of hope.  Then, after explaining something of the financial arrangements he and Bryhta had made for their stay at the College in Wllliamsburg, Seymore returns to the thread of his story.  The reader drifts among the nighttime wonders of the River, and a stopover at Tuckahoe includes a visit to the amazing home of Envert deGris, a well known lytfolc artist of the period.  This is followed by an overland trek to Ampthill and an unsettling visit in the home of Compton and Fenny Splatback.  The installment ends in the darkness on the River, on the far side of midnight, when calamity threatens their lives.

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 Though it's a month since the most recent issue of The Storybook Home Journal, Our Mutual Friend, wended its way through the US Posts, it's been way too long since we caught up posting sans that venerable institution, so here's what we hope will present a reasonably creditable reparation. We didn't have space to include Elspeth's water-colored label that we used in our own version of clearing Old John Harmon's mounds, so we send it in its easy-to-download form here for anyone's personal use--whether gardening is involved or not... Read more »

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New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Our Mutual Friend

By Al R. Young The Our Mutual Friend issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - A Nursery As Never Was Seen (4 pages)Hearth - And The Bright Scraps Of Velvet And Silk And Ribbon (3 pages)Kitchen - Seasoned With Bliss (4 pages)Music - Lizzie's Theme (1 page)Garden - Other Small Gardening (4 pages)Attic - The Sorting And Sifting (1 page)Garret - We Had Each Other (3 pages)Our Mutual Friend is the 76th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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