My previous post showed an unfinished collage I did connecting fabric, garments and photographs of my mother and my two grandmothers. Because the piece focused on weaving a background from cut strips of prints of garments made by these women, … Continue reading
The eighth anniversary of my mother’s death recently took place. Although I think of my mother every day, this presented an opportunity for more than a passing thought. My mother was gifted at many things. I’m pretty sure there wasn’t … Continue reading
Today is forty degrees colder than yesterday and it is snowing again. There shouldn’t be an accumulation of any significance, but the grass that was visible is now long gone. Oh well. To combat the return of the cold, windy, … Continue reading
“More art faster” was a quote I remember from my RISD year. I’m pretty sure Art Wood was fond of saying this and there may have even been printed stickers with the phrase. That was a LONG time ago and … Continue reading
Yesterday on one of my many walks in our yard with my dog Ferris I noticed a few oak leaves left over from the autumn and some clippings from one of our trees that I had used as a Christmas … Continue reading
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Today was fairly productive. I compiled all the necessary forms and information for our accountant and sent it off for tax preparations. It’s always a good feeling to get that done. Now we’ll just have to wait and see if … Continue reading
Demitasse, more commonly known as Demi, came to us via the Turner Place Finishing School for Cats (aka Ray and Pam’s foster cat care.) She was born exactly one month after my mother died. Pam and Ray saw it as … Continue reading