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handstories
seattle, wa
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Well, he is right on track in his separation process! & now Moon is trying on the attitude, too…ugh. I informed him that he's going to be a very long & frustrating five years if he keeps it up (for all of us!) & the weaving is so fun in such small scale.
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Oh, Tracey, thank you for sharing this...I hope it helps to see her through.
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I feel like I'm stitching around the rainbow
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It would be interesting to learn more about them.
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Maybe, if I stitch it, it will come!
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Playing with scraps. Thinking about disheveled color wheels mixed with memories. Having a jolly time. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at handstories
Little brother is thrilled at the prospect of being The Center, he's already practicing…this next year is going to be a whole new world! I've always loved the rhythm of the school year.
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Being with cloth is a lovely circle of giving.
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I'm so looking forward to his return to us & himself! Happy summer stitching to you, too.
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It was a dandy day, thanks, with a little extra time for just that kind of stitching.
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It's the last day of school tomorrow. I usually don't do well with transitions, but I think I'm going to happily stitch my way into summer. Blue is a graduate! Along with 300+ others. In sixty days we'll take him to Ohio, I can't believe it's true. The sadness is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at handstories
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Imagining these birds carrying the cloth across the night sky...
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Fun & games keep things on a lighter note, just the thing to do as the school year ends (I do so dislike change & letting go of the kids each year)
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You're so welcome, Nancy.
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It was fun for me, too…we'll have to play again sometime.
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There were twenty heart-filling wonderful comments on the "gifts" post. I created my own random number generator by asking the students in my two classes to write down a number between one and twenty. (Very scientific, I know, but the kids enjoyed getting to vote.) Number seventeen was the winner,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at handstories
How the scraps of ragged cloth make your beast strong…remembering has often given me the feeling of strength.
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This time of year is always busy, tiring, fun, and a little sad. It's hard to say goodbye to the students who have found their way into my heart, but we are all ready for a break. I started to fall asleep while listening to a student read today, but... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at handstories
I love it when others see stories in my makings, thank you, Dee.
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Yes, they do, too much!
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Aren't they wonderful!
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This kind of thing used to be unimaginable.
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"The gifts came flying in . . ." "Grateful: warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful." (Webster Dictionary) That's what I am, grateful. Recently, while doing some writing for a submission, and answering the question: "Who or what shaped your creative path?" I wrote, "It was about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at handstories
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the vastness of this perspective, almost hard to hold.
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You will be happily lost for days...
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