..exactly what it feels like to write a dissertation. (*a visual essay in self-portraits).
My lovely Dad – nice and warm in his new scarf that I knit for him!
Mum always taught us to say thank you, and I’m sorry when appropriate. In our little family I’m the birthday rememberer, the gift wrapper, and the note writer as those things matter to me deeply. At least, I thought that I was until yesterday morning. Our youngest came down stairs yesterday morning asking for “a […]
Yesterday afternoon I attended the University of New Brunswick’s 3rd Annual Powwow. It was a powerful afternoon of dancing for my mother, my two children, my niece and me. We had the privilege of witnessing: -Women’s Northern Traditional -Men’s Grass Dance -Women’s Fancy Shawl Dance -Women’s Jingle Dance Also, near the end, there was a […]
I took this from my desk 5 minutes ago.. Two Sewing by poet Hazel Hall The Wind is sewing with needles of rain. With shining needles of rain It stitches into the thin Cloth of earth. In, In, in, in. Oh, the wind has often sewed with me. One, two, three. Spring must have fine […]
“…changing the emphasis of what’s important.” – Margaret Kilgallen Jessica Tang Cuz this human can embroider the hell out of any subject!! http://www.textileartist.org/jessica-tang-tracing-silhouette/ Mariko Paterson Read this essay by Mariko – and see for yourself why she is just so DAMN COOL! http://ceramicartsdaily.org/ceramics-monthly/article/working-potters-mariko-paterson/ Kathleen Hanna (and Bikini Kill & Le Tigre) …for her music lyrics, her […]