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grace Forrest
New Mexico US
this blog is a journal recording the experience of having become a student of Jude Hill ~ Spirit Cloth
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She's here. Emrie. Here. no details yet. For the first hour they do nothing...babe is just skin on skin to mother. But she's probably 5 lbs something. She's little, but she has everything needed to take her Place on this Planet. Alyssia is fine. and maybe only second to her... Continue reading
Posted 10 minutes ago at windthread
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all invisibly basted in the very upper right corner, the first of the many Crows that will come for her. It's Deb Lacativa's "dirty thread" which is unbelievably excellent. Tonight at 7:30 California time, they will do whatever it is to cause Alyssia's cervix to efface. It can take 3... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
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here's pics from yesterday, taken today on my way to town, belated because when i was leaving the Work Away job there was a Great Darkness over to Magdalena Mountain and i had not retarped the alfalfa, so i went home instead of on to town. Took a nap and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
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partly because it was work away that seems to be taking more of a toll recently. I just don't Want to. and it took forever, it seemed, because in the last couple months, like today, Bill is home. He semi retired himself. He likes to talk to me. So, when... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
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i know i am going so there is a distinctly different energy about dealing with the Kochia. I think of how it might be if i were not going. Very Different. I would just Go. I would just make my way through it. Again. as i always have. this, between... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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how we are. made of where we live. how it remains what we are , where our foot palms touch the Earth, how we can go and take it. How the crows will find us. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at windthread
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I look at the news feed first thing in the morning. I guess i could change that. Not look. But i look. Often, more often than not, there is a subtle ripple of nausea. literally. but then, it passes and i drink my tea. turn my thoughts to the day... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
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it is really here. Yesterday i got almost all the pics loaded when the electricity went out. was so HAPPY to be stitching, i just went forward with sewing the Pocket on, before i had finished the invisible baste. Then realized that i couldn't do invisible baste where the Pocket... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
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this is a piece of cloth from Deb Lacativa. Cotton. daughter Jenny hooked me into a FaceBook group of sheds to homes. There are 36,000 people linked into this....it's fascinating. Today i read read and read about foundations. What links us with this Earth. Concrete foundation piers, in particular. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at windthread
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a day of its Own Accord beginning, i thought with stitching to come, but Not. Instead a steady flow of the PULSE of what's happening Now. With words from LaceLady of Ursula le Guin, Images...and then more, from sisters and i take the Chance here, that they will be ok... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at windthread
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yes...handy.
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you can make a pocket the size of the World
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day dreams
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a star in the pocket...a Jude Like thought
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this pocket is made of Sun
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how daydreams are like Butterflies....a pocket full of butterflies Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at windthread
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a pocket for Day Dreams Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at windthread
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it would "help" if i knew ahead of time what a Cloth might want. But its never that way. I find out as i go. i find out that this Cloth would like things to be attached just by threads. How do i shred the muslin? Cut it. pull it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at windthread
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i don't know much about this yet. i just knew today that i have to pull myself away from Deb Lacativa's cloths....had to go back to the muslin. It's almost like i have forgotten so much. OR maybe so much is just not present in this span of time called... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at windthread
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it does. doesn't it, feel biblical. Biblical is History. History is story. Story is how we Know.
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ladder fuel...it has a name? i didn't even know that. ok ladder fuel.
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in a way, it's very Beauty Full, isn't it. that Dragon. did i already say this? i don't know, but Manzanita trees NEED their seed to be set fire to germinate. i think redwood, too.
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this is a piece of Deb Lacativa's damask. It came in some that i'd bought quite a long time ago. I have passed it by, many times. Too pink. Too pastel. too...... Right now, i LOVE it. I could stand and look at it all day long. Then get up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at windthread
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Ok. ok then. a flag. ok. i went to work and came home to read on Facebook, i clicked in quick, on facebook "according to the new map, the fire claimed our little piece of paradise last night. we cannot get there to see the damage. so we don't know... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at windthread
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the other day, and i haven't gotten back that far yet, Linda of Summertimes commented about how i used to say....barring the Unforseen....a lot. Then, something changed and the Unforseen just became how it is. Just became the new now. And i liked that a lot and still, want to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at windthread