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Color-Happy

Color-Happy

A glance out my window shows spring-green Japanese maple leaves, forest-green arborvitae, brilliant red new growth on towering photinias, white droplets on Solomon’s Seal, shell-pink strawberry blossoms, and cheerful yellow primroses. (I’m not counting the smokey-gray/black of the visiting cat this time.) I’m hooked on colors, all hues, all shades. Recently my collection of colorful … Continue reading

Before and After….

Before and After….

The rigid heddle loom is seductive. It is supposed to be a travelling companion, a way to keep weaving on the road. So far it has sung a siren’s song, sitting smugly in its neat carrying bag, telling me I really need to get used to it before we ever hit the road. And so … Continue reading

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

These days I’m finding myself, all too often, staring at the computer and wondering what to do next. There is no lack of “things to do,” only the will or ability to decide which one to tackle first. And yes, I do mean tackle – that’s the feeling – that there are many things that … Continue reading

In Praise of Mind-Numbing Repetition

In Praise of Mind-Numbing Repetition

My current big project is a book that will include both photos and text. That doesn’t sound bad. But there will be many more than 1,000 photos on perhaps 600 pages. That’s not bad either, just big. Here’s the mind-numbing part: approximately 600 of those photos are now contained in about 50 individual pages of … Continue reading