In a message dated 10/29/00 2:53:24 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Reatha might be able to relate to my big score of canvas while I was in
college: in Columbia, SC there's a cotton mill where I'd go to buy "mill
ends" of cotton canvas and duck. Some had interesting flaws that I'd
incorporate into my paintings. You'd buy it by the pound, and if you
were a young female in a halter top you could get a REALLY good deal
;). I _still_ have pieces of that stuff (but alas, not the halter top).
Oh yes. I remember it well. In the days of mini skirts, you could get it free
if you had good legs. If I went with my friend Randy, I had to pay a dollar.
If I went by myself, in a mini skirt, ...... I got it free. Ah those were the
days. I don't have the mini skirts or the legs. And the mill is a museum now.
Every time I go, it brings back memories.
I used to get some pretty nice cotton yarn for weavings too. that was a GREAT