Category Archives: quilting

Long ago, in a tiny galaxy far far away…

Many many years ago, at some quilt-related something or other, this appeared amongst a set of blocks on display. It wasn’t originally crumpled. I think I did that as a gut reaction when it was brought to me. I may … Continue reading

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Friday, trying. I’m trying. And why

If you recall, my motto is Practice, Persistence, Beauty. In that spirit I got myself out of the house, put a coffee and breakfast sandwich in my hand and splattered paint on paper for a short while before work. My … Continue reading

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Here, A Place to Stand

Here, A Place to Stand (More Like a Big Ball) 46 x 65 in, 2016 Here, a place to stand. One last embrace, earth and sky; light and dark entwine.

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Gratitudes that slipped away, almost.

I almost forgot these two things: By chance I met a woman sculptor, an artist and teacher. I always enjoy meeting her. She was telling me about her current show and asked me what I was doing. For some reason, … Continue reading

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September 11, Fifteen Years Later

REMEMBER Photo by Pearl Yee Wong of the Michigan State University Museum Last year I wrote: I’ll be spending today quietly, thinking and doing “normal” things. That’s always the contrast isn’t it, what had been normal and this instant where … Continue reading

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