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the seams, with the comforting remark

Work and play in properly combined doses never killed anybody yet; but the number of people who have been driven to sanitariums by puttering is untold.

— Sara Sylvester, “The Woman Who Putters,” in Boston Home Journal (“An Illustrated Paper of Society and Travel”) 58:13 (Saturday, March 29, 1902) : 5
5 (same scan, at hathitrust)

Sara Sylvester authored many such pieces in this journal (this volume anyway). Were her pieces syndicated? Was she Mrs Tim Kaylor?

Full transcription of “The Woman Who Putters” follows.

16 March 2022