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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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set into motion by Jude's post today....three....Jude Hill Spirit Cloth Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
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an eye a small pile of rocks double click and see how this eye is made just from graphite clinging to the tooth of the paper...fragments of graphite, no lines really at all. fragments. today...a Vertical Wink Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
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thinking today how some days, i actually look forward to sleeping. Night. And i wondered, because sleeping and night mean dreaming. Dreaming means actually MORE going on than in any day, so much, so much "work" really, so much needing to be accomplished in the dreams, but as i thought... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
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this is Kathy's work....there was a meeting, i think it was Friday? i really don't know without thinking about it, but Friday is close enough. Travis left a message that Camille who he knows was looking for persons to participate in a Peace Day and gave her #....she is the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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I love canning. I love following oh so closely the directions and the rules. Just love it. I'd forgotten how much i love it. It's been a while. There is a mess. As i type this, i have heard that totally satisfying sound of ........ Tink.......the jars have sealed. OK.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
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unclaimed apples ready for morning Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
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Our own definition of words....earnest....as in maybe sincere, whole hearted, effortful. They speak without voices look, They said look at this one, an older one, how They could see the whole of the experience of the being, not just the present, but the whole of the lifespan so far, maybe... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at windthread
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Posted Aug 16, 2016 at windthread
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Growing. Grew. These Grew. Partly me and Partly them. Learning. Learning is Growing, Growing is Learning. What i know from this particular year of growing is that it's true. IF IF you give water, in accordance to the happenings of the season, it is good enough. No need for extensive... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at windthread
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Our own TINA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Lion King Cherrywood Challenge Traveling Exhibit....300 entries, of them 120 chosen for an exhibit that will travel the country!!!!!!!!!!! YAY and such great happiness, Tina, and maybe you can put a link here??? to the latest info on the itinerary? I can't imagine how great this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at windthread
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going through the baskets, looking for sooo small fragments this suddenly appeared. it's one of Jude's scraps, Jude Hill. One of her paper piecing 3's...each the size of a postage stamp. I've never seen this before but maybe i saw it from it's "right side" rather from this Other side,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at windthread
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that book i said i would make, of how it came to be, of how it goes as it goes, for the kids, but also for me. arrived from Blick Art Supply. 9 x 12 drawing pad. Hard cover. I can write. draw. glue stuff in. I ordered 2, incase... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at windthread
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i'd gotten an email from a man that i used to work for several years ago. He would be coming through Socorro on his way from Colorado to Arizona. He and his wife are moving again. Would i have breakfast? we have kept in touch over the years, his wife... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at windthread
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Thinking about how we repeat things ....to ourselves...inside our heads.... Things we have come to believe as fact, about ourselves or the world, then Repeating these things, almost casually, in our heads, until they are just a "given" of sorts and eventually we don't question them. until for whatever reason... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at windthread
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These. Three of them. Jude's Winter Bitch. The Moth that came. The best cloth i have ever made. These three. All i need. They will carry me. there could be more stitching....as in following the shadow lines, but all i added were the marks, those so like Thread Beads (Jude... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2016 at windthread
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THE bread and butter pickles. it stormed all day. it's cool. Pickles. perfect timing. recipe of my mother, my aunt Francis, from their mother, Katrin Marie Ludvinka of Moravia or Czechoslovakia or Czech Republic now. and for the first time...how interesting...it occurred to me that there was a woman before... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at windthread
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to get to where i got to in the last post, i realized today, what i was doing, without realizing it, was that technique of Eugene T. Gendlin's....Focusing. A book by the same name, from 1978. Asking, being with what comes until the Felt Sense. There is a peacefulness now,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at windthread
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so the month of July has passed. July...Monsoon they are synonymous in N Mex. This year, not. There was ONE rain....the 4th of July. Every day almost there is commotion over there at the Rim, late afternoon usually, all manner of dark clouds with brilliant white outlines, Thunder, lightning, Wind... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at windthread
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Posted Jul 31, 2016 at windthread
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Adrienne Rich via Ms. Uncertainty Principles don't know if it will work. Following the shadows of the wrinkles with single strand split back stitch Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at windthread
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I am not wanting to pull or push myself away but rather remain in that moment watching the dark shape at first un~understood, the approach, passing and settling softly at eye level, all at eye level where i am sitting, the flight, the settling, at eye level the flight from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2016 at windthread
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a smaller image, so the double click gives more Lightened, so we can see her BeautyFULL EYE I am still here. in the moment that this Being appeared to me, for me. This has deep meaning. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at windthread
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about 4 inches. Wingspan much wider. wingspan ADDENDUM at Dusk Cicada, Chicharra in spanish. MANY, oh so MANY in Doris' Snake Tree, by the gate. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at windthread
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sometimes Feelings that are like this. They returned Thursday night, Fate had been in the car seat from California. He drummed for Us. Tay thought he was the most wonder Full thing imaginable. they slept we spent the day Together, but in a way, each in our own thoughts. Alyssia... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2016 at windthread
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