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handstories
seattle, wa
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You know I love crooked (or it's all I can do!) & it's so much more interesting & full of stories.
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Playing by the fire, a nice way to pass the winter. Love the stars.
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Flung into the ocean is my plan, or the moon if it's possible by then.
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Every time I paint, I wonder why it's been so long since I last did?
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I'm the lucky one. They have a terrific art teacher that I get to work with- allowing me moments to play!
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Yea, painting!
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Hopefully, all of these kind of moments will add up for them.
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If only the paper had been bigger!
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In art class today the kids were working on painting in their silhouettes. I was busy helping set up something for another class. Watching some of them carefully paint rainbow lines, mixing and mixing trying to get the perfect pink, or worrying about staying inside the traced lines . .... Continue reading
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I'm just at the edge of letting go. Imagining how hard it will be to really not know. glad he checked in.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Place at Spirit Cloth
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Blurry is one of the words I was thinking, too. Finding the word or two is an attempt to find some focus in the blur of thoughts.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on what's left behind? at handstories
A self-made bag seems like a very wonderful idea.
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Oh, yes, Mo…what is beneath/behind each of these phrases/words is a deeper story. sometimes old, sometimes a moment- but all relevant to the time it was stitched. Unlike a novel, the mystery of meaning can't be solved by the reader…only me, the writer. Thanks for sharing the quote.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on what's left behind? at handstories
It's sort of like looking at it through an old window.
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Thanks, Mo.
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There really is too much to think about in all of this.
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It's a puzzle. I love the idea of a linen bag for holding.
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Oh, my, wow. how things change in a few days. glad you got wine, & now bread- hopefully you're set. do you know the book "Owl At Home"….when Winter knocks on the door & Owl invites him in…but Winter doesn't behave…?
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Mo asked to see the backside of "self-talk". Here it is. You can never be sure what the back story is, can you? We are just back from a weekend with K's relatives. There was the graveside service, family gatherings, and quiet times with one of his sisters. Listening to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at handstories
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Happy to, Mo, just about to, was gone all weekend.
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Thanks, Liz, you're very sweet.
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It adds to the mystery of it all, but the real reason is that the thread ran out & I'm just reaching into the nest for the next one.
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it's a mess, but I will, as soon as it stops raining.
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I'll look forward to seeing your version!
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thank you, velma, I am always happy to see you here, whenever it works out! I am sadly out of much of the world myself right now.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on drops & arcs at handstories