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Emily Miller
Lenoir
Interests: wabi sabi
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The Move First off, I'll say this move was harder than any we have ever experienced. It's the combination of having a big house, moving a home and a business, and having older children, I guess. Our children were very... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Millwell
I've been thinking a lot lately about my time on the Appalachian Trail. It has to do with this crazy reading list I'm spending so much time on. I have come to realize that preppers and postapocalyptica are absolutely robust... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Millwell
Apologies for the long winded analysis.... So, I’ve been reading a lot of post apocalyptic fiction lately, to the extent that it’s beginning to impact my daily life. I know that it’s probably bad for me to consume so much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2015 at Millwell
Several people have asked how I completed my most recent wood working project. I used a photoluminescent (glow in the dark) pigment powder and did a resin casting in the wood. It's a beautiful finish that functions as a hard,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Millwell
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I have an emergency kit in the basement, mostly because I recognize I am likely to be stuck in my home without power for a couple days at a time at some point in the future. I don’t want to... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Millwell
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My boss is retiring and I made him a retirement gift bag. It's made from retired neck ties and a retired men's suit. I suppose it's also made from retired leather, but let's face it, all leather is retired. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2013 at Millwell
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So, Daniel bought a new car. It's a Tesla which is an all electric car with a 300 or so mile range. Google built him a docking station so he can charge it at work. It's a really beautiful car.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2013 at Millwell
Here's a nice post about my presentation at the IEATA Conference in Berkeley in March. http://nexaprocess.wordpress.com/2013/03/19/art-as-biology/ Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at Millwell
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I already wish I had more time for this post. There's so much I want to share. First, I'll say that I completed a quilt: I finisehd it in February and it is made up of 5,564 indiduval 3/4 inch... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at Millwell
A few months ago, I decided to deactivate my Facebook account. I did it because I had several speaking engagements coming up and I was heavily involved in a few art projects and I wanted to rein in my energy.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at Millwell
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I'm working on an art quilt now that I can't wait to complete and show. It's inspired from a few different things working in combination. Inspiration #1 - Andy Goldsworthy. He's an installation artist/ecologist? I'm applying labels to him here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Millwell
Genis Carreras is a graphic designer based in London and he started a kickstarter this week for a post card series (everyone who loves postcards do a little dance). He takes the isms of our world and distills them into... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Millwell
I'll begin with the caveat that this post only aims to unpack a question, the responses to which may be a lifetime in the forming. Lately, I've been thinking about the shift from "What is Art?" to "What Does Art... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Millwell
Below is the fotoseeds infographic which I LOVED so much that I'm re-posting here for all of you to see. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at Millwell
I decided to start blogging again. It's partially because I left the Facebook community a few months back. While I don't want to rejoin facebook (and there's a post about that in the future), I do miss communicating with people.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at Millwell
I'm very tempted by some of your larger quilts, but I'm gonna go ahead and say a baby floormat. I have a baby shower coming up and that would be perfect....
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So, i've been doing some wood working this weekend. On Friday I built shelves for one of the upstairs bathrooms. They are very functional and not bad looking and I am overall happy with them. I also built another thing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2011 at Millwell
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Mar 15, 2010
Granddaddy's funeral was yesterday. I thought it was a lovely ceremony and that he would have liked it very much. I have a million photos to post and lots of cds to burn and mail out. We decided to start... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Millwell
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I am very sad to say that Granddaddy passed away yesterday afternoon from lung cancer. He didn't suffer much and he seemed to be very peaceful at the end of his life. Serene. I'll post more about this later, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2010 at Millwell
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So, the week has come and gone and I haven't written much about it, so here goes. The week started with Martin Luther King Jr. day so we didn't have school (yahoo!). I was supposed to go to Mama Miller's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at Millwell
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So, a lot has happened since I last blogged. January 4 was the last time I really wrote about what was going on. On Tuesday, January 5th, I went to Mama Miller and Dad Miller's house. I sat beside Dad... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2010 at Millwell