I think we can all agree that the real new year starts in September.Summer is over and fall is creeping in, the trees are changing color, a new school year begins, and most people are back from vacation. The new year actually starts now.
I recently read a very interesting book entitled Amazing Jellies: Jewels of the Sea, by Elizabeth Gowell. I bought this book from the Aquarium in Atlanta last summer, after visiting the jelly fish* they have there, and being utterly mesmerized. They are so beautiful.
A polka dot is a pattern consisting of many dots or circular spots.
The polka dot pattern was most commonly used on fabrics (clothing and home textiles) in the 19th and 20th centuries, and consisted of equally spaced dots of the same size and color. Now, these patterns...