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From Paper to Screen

October 3, 2013

Those around me know I’ve been fussing mightily of late about folks with their eyes and minds glued to tiny screens instead of paying attention to what is happening within them and around them. In spite of the risks, we are blessed to live in a time where we can access and be inspired by […]

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French lollies

February 3, 2012

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Spies of the Balkans; Alan Furst, 2011

December 20, 2011

I have a terrible weakness for buying books in airports. A foolish habit, because I’m always carrying too much weight as it is, but the truth is, I don’t spend much time in new bookstores. I live deep in the boonies and I don’t enjoy shopping as a hobby; unless I need something specific, or […]

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Wildly inspiring use of a small space for habitation

October 5, 2011

This is the kind of thing that gets me so excited I can’t sleep: Description of the project here.

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Let the Great World Spin; Colum McCann, 2009

September 11, 2011

The tragedy of 9/11 is not the loss of the Twin Towers, but of the people who died that day, there and in Pennsylvania and Virginia. The Towers, though, are a symbol of the various and myriad losses at and subsequent to that moment. After 9/11 people remembered Phillipe Petit and his walk between the […]

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June 12, 2011

You can see them in August at Jacob’s Pillow.

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Rosy’s t-shirt wedding dress (Oh happy day!)

April 24, 2011

Wedding dress by Juno Lamb, with block prints by Kit Brown, from a pattern by our pal Megan Nicolay in her fun and fabulous book Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-Shirt, and advice and workshop space from Chris Clyne. I made a variety of tops; Megan is wearing the one intended to go […]

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Oh happy day!

April 23, 2011

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