Category Archives: Life

In Memoriam

Much of my fiber work is re-work. Repurposing worn out objects, remaking things from estate sales, using up yarns that were intended for another purpose. At sixty-one I find myself surprised at how many pieces of my work are memorial … Continue reading

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Fragile Threads

I didn’t post about an annual event that enriches my life, in part because I am not sure about sharing photos. This month, for the third year I joined a dedicated group of volunteers at Camp Sunshine , a weekend sleep … Continue reading

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Dancing with the threads- translation: don’t push the river

In the three times I heard my friend Rocío give a presentation on the Tintes Naturales Project, ( see prior post), there was one line that never failed to elicit a response from the audience. She did a good job … Continue reading

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Another world

A quick post to convince myself I’m still a blogger. Just got back from a medical volunteer stint in Nicaragua. Stayed in an incredible place on the beach where they combine running a surf camp with a non-profit that works … Continue reading

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A gift of love

For a decade now I have been offering my siblings a handwoven 50th birthday present. Yes they all got gifts in the 80s and then most of them got handwoven wedding gifts and baby blankets, but half century birthdays are … Continue reading

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Against the clock

I work best with deadlines but this is one of those times that I wish I didn’t have to cut things quite so close. My sister is moving out of state in 3 weeks. For the past two years I have … Continue reading

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In between the spring rains that we so desperately need in CA, I’ve managed to get a few shots in my garden. Some of the color is my work and some is Mother Nature’s.     After a very long … Continue reading

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