My husband has (once again) supplied me with my blog title. . . I have received some recent input from a couple of young relatives in the realm of my social media presence (such as it is) to the
Head, Heart, Hand . . . Heart, Head, Hand . . . Hand, Heart, Head . . .
“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” Vincent van Gogh In an (recently) unprecedented period of calm, I have been able to get 5 of my looms warped, and a couple of blankets woven. One
Nothing Could be Finer
I recently returned from teaching at the John C Campbell Folk School in North Carolina, and nothing could be finer then to be in Carolina at the folk school! The Folk School offers instructors a class as part of the compensation
Since my last post I have been busy, but who hasn't? I am tired of busy! "Busy" can contain, engagement, curiosity, creativity, fellowship, community as well as worry, toil, and grind, but we always seem to condense it into "busy".
Darwin didn't walk around the Galapagos and come up with the theory of evolution. He was exploring, collecting, making observations. It wasn't until he got back and went through the samples that he noticed the differences among them and put
A Trip Takes Us
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike . . . we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. John Steinbeck I just got home from a weaving journey to the midwest, and Steinbeck resonates! The trip took
Listen to the Art
“The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.” ~Junot Diaz "I'm late / I'm late / For a very important date. / No time to say "Hello,
“I Hate My Interests” . . . Bad Attitude Cured by Holiday Miracle
"I hate my interests" is a quote from the movie Ghost World that entered our family's vocab years ago, and I was definitely in an "I Hate my Interests" slump before the holidays. I think it was because I had been teaching a lot
Goodbye Columbus – Hello New Puppy
I've seen the category "Fail Blog" on Youtube which usually involves people trying to dance and falling or pets getting stuck, etc. My current life fails are not quite as horrifying/amusing or dramatic, but I need to confess, and then get on to the
Crapsmanship or Joie de Craft
Another delayed post (only one day past the September deadline - arghhh!) But there has been quite a lot of weavage despite the paucity of posts. First I wanted to show my ol' gal AVL being carted away to be
One Small Error . . .
They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor. Albert Camus I know I have mentioned that my weaving philosophy is generally "what's the worst that can happen?" Meaning, have no