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Mo Crow
Sydney, Australia
illustrating the lyrics of Old Man Crow one song at a time
Interests: illustration, bookbinding, music, crows, cats, looking after our beautiful planet for the seventh generations
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(((Grace))) such a beautiful thought
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on journal page at windthread
(((Deb))) love the earthiness of your indigo pigment!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on a few firsts at bee creative
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(((Grace))) love how you are making these deep connections!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on this too. at windthread
(((Hazel))) you are holding so much hope and love for your dear friends with your stitching and being there for them!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on From the Edge of a Maelstrom at handstories
(((Grace))) I cropped the image so it was just the photograph dropped it into Google Images (which I use whenever I come across an image without provenance) it came up in an article about James Baldwin crediting the photographer so I googled James Baldwin by Dmitri Kasterine and his blog came up with that page! I am a bit of a pedant and always try to seek the provenance of any images shared when they aren't credited....
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2022 on indulging in Long Looking at windthread
It's a beautiful portrait of James Baldwin by Dmitri Kasterine
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2022 on indulging in Long Looking at windthread
love how your clothesline gives the work space
Toggle Commented Nov 2, 2022 on if at windthread
Such deep rich earthiness (((Grace)))!
Toggle Commented Nov 2, 2022 on color of this Earth at windthread
(((Grace))) such a beautiful cloth, there is so much depth in it!
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2022 on a labor of Love at windthread
(((Hazel))) I love all your stories, be they in stitch, paint & whimsical words!
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2022 on Reshaping at handstories
Wow that's a big copper & perfect for the job!
Toggle Commented Oct 24, 2022 on the big Copper at windthread
(((Grace))) love seeing all your cloth having some time to air & be wild & free!
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2022 on happiness at windthread
There is so much love in this post, I love you (((Grace)))
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2022 on epiphany at windthread
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2022 on unknown at windthread
(((Grace))) everyone who has a heart needs to read Earth Grief over & over, we are here now dealing with the damage we humans have wrought in our arrogance to our beautiful Earth. One day, hopefully in our lifetimes ecocide will be a crime, we livein a world love is the answer
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2022 on stand and face what you know at windthread
(((Grace))) a beautiful moon perfectly framed!
Toggle Commented Oct 6, 2022 on waiting at windthread
(((Hazel)) such a beautiful post, look forward to seeing what happens here next with the inspiration of working with Christine M, magic days!
Toggle Commented Oct 5, 2022 on Joy at handstories
these are beautiful, love how the squares are relating to each other! I have a 33 year old wool blanket that is slowly disintegrating, as more holes are appearing have been thinking it would be a good base for a quilt that would take the rest of my life to make!
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2022 on just more at windthread
(((Grace))) finished reading Earth Grief yesterday, it's a book that every person with a heart should read over and over as we are here, right now dealing with climate change and all the mending that needs doing for our beautiful broken world
Toggle Commented Sep 27, 2022 on clearer at windthread
(((Grace))) I love coming here to your sharings of life on The Hill, am reading a writer that you first made me aware of last year. Stephen Harrod Buhner's "Earth Grief: the journey into and through ecological loss" is a book that I will read over and over again as it gives me hope & challenges my blind spots, helping me dance with the changes as does your deep awareness & careful observance of the life all around you in the soil, in the air, in the water... the way you live so lightly on our earth is helping me slow down and truly see what's happening down here! namaste
Toggle Commented Sep 26, 2022 on the shift at windthread
(((Deb))) thank you for sharing the On Being interview with Jane Hershfield, love the thought that metaphors are "like handles on the door of what we can know and what we can imagine" & the closing poem Let Them Not Say by Jane Hershfield Let them not say: we did not see it.
 We saw. Let them not say: we did not hear it. 
We heard. Let them not say: they did not taste it. 
We ate, we trembled. “Let them not say: it was not spoken, not written. 
We spoke, 
we witnessed with voices and hands. “Let them not say: they did nothing. 
We did not-enough. Let them say, as they must say something: A kerosene beauty.
 It burned. Let them say we warmed ourselves by it, 
read by its light, praised, 
and it burned.
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2022 on not just about at bee creative
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(((Grace))) Trust Love Hope
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2022 on different at windthread
(((Grace))) will be with you beaming Trust from these Blue Mountains at midnight,the witching hour!
(((Marti))) As a first generation Polish immigrant born in Brooklyn my father believed in the American dream. His mother was a tiny woman with a disabled husband, she had two sons. The birth of my Dad nearly killed her, the doctor said if she had another child it would so she had a backyard abortion in Brooklyn in the early 30's, she died. My mother is a Catholic, she had 5 children from 1955 to 1963, the doctors told her she could not risk having any more. The pill was invented and she took it even though the church forbade it. I never liked how the pill made me feel, I won't tell you how many abortions I had before I had my tubes tied at 32! So I have some deep history with this issue. When Margaret Atwood wrote The Handmaid's Tale back in the 80's it seemed too far fetched...
Toggle Commented Jun 25, 2022 on sex ....... addendum 10:42 p.m. at windthread