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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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work away day but before i left, this scrap of seam presented and i looked forward to getting back home and taking it apart. some response between the cloth, walnut, iron pot and oxidation. i like it. early this morning. i like the shapes. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
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this is James Fortune. He is my granddaughter's great grandfather. She has his surname, Fortune, along with her married name Ortiz. The tendrils travel far and wide. Today James Fortune died. Granddaughter had traveled a month or so ago from California to Michigan to see him. She says she is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
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thinking a lot about context. and how i don't provide it. How the context for things is in my mind as a running commentary but when i put things here, i put them without context. Part of that is because i write these things at the End of Days when... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
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some loose ends i want to go Back to, Touch and tie in. But not tonight. The day was Big enough. Am sitting here naked in the heat. This truck sort of belongs to me. Sort of. It's title is in my name, i pay the insurance. But it still... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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they are. they are a Lot. and i had thought i was done with what Dogs Are. but .... not. So, ok.
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i love see ing if i can
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day Tay Tay day I figured out what it is about her, about her herself and her Here. It's that everything is NEW. to her. and because she is such a Huge Energy, every thing is also new to all of Us. and so, We are New. We are New.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at windthread
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" Is it possible to grow a worthy cosmology by attending closely to our encounters with other creatures, and with the elemental textures and contours of our locale? We are by now so accustomed to the cult of expertise that the very notion of honoring and paying heed to our... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
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first..... a correction. I got an email from Hilda who lives in Willard, NM which is just as much in the middle of nowhere as this is, maybe even more, and Hilda is who helped me identify the HUGE grasshopper last year as a Lubber. Hilda pointed out that this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
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no pics. just words. I did something. I went Out and it is still very very hot. And Tay had parked herself in the bathroom. It wasn't even dusk. Too soon to park oneself in the bathroom. So i went to get her, with that black leash she hauls around... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at windthread
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and where i work, this every other Monday, is a weaver. She weaves very delicate silk things. A while back she'd given me some thread scraps that she wasn't going to use and i am running out. I can see the cones they came from but can't navigate the website... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at windthread
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i have not been looking for a long time now. It surprised me.
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i saw them, sitting there on the counter and had that URGE. Am so glad i did it. it is JOY.
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so i tried to go slow today. I had that intent in mind right from the start and whenever i found self hustling along as is my usual way, i stopped. Stood still. And reminded self that i was going to go SLOW. Aside from the usual OutSide things to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at windthread
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Woke this morning and was going about in kitchen and looked at the compost strainer on the counter and was caught up in the COLOR of the corn husks that had held the Tamale that i ate yesterday. So just went quick and picked up a piece of Deb Lacativa's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at windthread
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i'll save the best for last. young Mimosa Hollyhock Eaters. i think a male and female...slight difference in coloring.... Native Olive...an abundance for the birds these three pics were taken last eve before Tay had her Thing. So i looked at them this morning and then looked all over in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at windthread
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to Music Thursday with Alz. B and her son Bill who is back from his trip to the island in Maine. and interesting, someone in the Forum of Jude's Considering Weave thought that the little weave looked like a Ukulele. and at Music Thursday, the ordinarily Banjo guy was playing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at windthread
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a soft "woman" rain. Soft some, but wind too, but still a Woman Rain. Feeding. Giving. Soft enough to seep in. Seeping in. These are very good words for desert rain. Not the hard kind that runs off, but the softer kind that seeps in. Soaking. Seeping. then this. a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at windthread
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Storms. maybe, but then Not. Pretty much an Old Cowboy Day. I bagged and then delivered to the Thrift Shop, MANY Videos. The old kind. It was hard for him...he remembered when he bought them. The year. Why. so it was hard for him. But we did it. Off the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at windthread
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a few days ago, Jan said: "it would be that way in any particular conversation going. That we take a neutral screen or filter....the black and white of things. and it is as big as we need it to be depending on the subject and what we each bring to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at windthread
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3 Volunteers in the compost bed. And most interesting of all, i do not water out there more than once a week. Yet they are stronger than the squash i planted in the raised beds. A mystery that i would like to solve. So i look closely and think. an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at windthread
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i see that Dog is a night person. a Moon dog. ok. Good information. Not that it will make it any easier, but at least we know. A little more understanding. So. ok. We go from here. Saw the scab as wings. Drew in the rest...Crow. Now a crow on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at windthread
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Day before Full Moon. Oh, Give me, Full Moon...let it come on. i am worn out. the tedious work of the Cilantro seeds, but done. Enough for maybe a half a year. Plant more. look at this hand. scabs. wrinkles. skin...dried out from sun, thin, easy to tear. Old skin.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at windthread
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couldn't understand it, really. It's been this way for a while, but today seemed so intense. Tried to get quiet enough to see if i could understand what it IS, but couldn't. So...just going. Just Going about the doings of the day with this Pervasive Sense of Restlessness.....Big. Tried to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at windthread
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counting a LOT on any help, All help. To be calm. To be quiet, inside. To breathe and let breathe. to let what Can Happen, Happen. To stand aside and just Let it. after a Thorough Investigation. some very small things...but very significant things.....a third crow. stitches through SUN.... other... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at windthread
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