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grace Forrest
California, US
this blog is a journal recording the experience of having become a student of Jude Hill ~ Spirit Cloth
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self explanatory except maybe the long loved pencil sharpener whose blade is blunt and i cannot seem to get another. Dick Blick has them, but they are referred to as bullet in their names and California will not receive such they tell me. I love it because it worked for... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at windthread
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i remember when i saw this amidst so many others...just a piece that was torn loose, i thought at first it was just threads. but looking at it... if someone tried weaving this..recreating it.....they might come close but could never achieve the complete unselfconsciousness of it...the wildness of it, it's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
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my joy, my pleasure, my happiness. i don't know how i came across this. I wasn't looking for anything like it, for any kind of storage thing????? or maybe i was looking at the Giant Zip Lock bags i have and somehow Amazon got it right and just knew how... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
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some ink some pencil Ready. Letter written, in envelope. Will send to Wendy, she'll pass it along. the Thread remains strong. Beauty FULL Full Moon rising Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
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8 am. Ken's Paradise Hitch and Welding. 919 Easy St. Paradise California. That's EZ in the left bay. i'd made the appointment 3 weeks ago. Waited. Today. Set the alarm for 4 am so i could get in 2 cups of tea and Goat Feed and out of here by... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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down at the creek today came back and looked for this. Do i miss making larger Cloths? yes. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at windthread
good enough and EveryThing, yes... i know that smell. know it well. Seeing this, it is HERE, in my space, here. just seeing it
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holding, touching, just looking, but mostly breathing and looking and sometimes "giving" different scraps...just to see them there....that old Sunday School flannel board kind of thing. I like that. There were many today but Typepad will only allow two pics at best, often only one. But i put things with... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
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decide...pencil, as is or ink. and then more lizards. see the one little one at the bottom? More. a tiny Skink at B Garden watermelons. A Very Good day. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
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off and on....i held this Cloth today. Touching. Early in the morning i turned it over and on the Other Side i saw...under the root stitches that it also said the month of August. it is so dry. it smells of DRYness....walking around. They almost finished the Capture addition to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2021 at windthread
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again. i wish i'd penciled a date on the back...when this first occured. so i might guess, backwards, what might have been happening then. Because seeing it today...it is the Story of Today. But it began a long time ago. In the morning, i'll date it today and then before... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2021 at windthread
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Where ever we were, Puppy was present. I should have told her Puppy's story. a True story. About coming here. Next time. Sleepovers allow for a lot of stories. I just realized that. Becoming Four, it's time. She is Ready for them. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2021 at windthread
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was supposed to be the other day but a very itchy bug bite postponed. She has never slept away from her Mother. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at windthread
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how so many things are True. All at the same Time. a quote of Brene Brown " in order to empathize with someone's experience you must be willing to believe them as they see it and not how you imagine their experience to be". "in order to empathize with someone's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2021 at windthread
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tiny, tiny....New! this would have just happened...so...5 days since transplanting at B Garden! and the ones that had already begun in their pots....are continuing to grow...at least triple their size . Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at windthread
small becoming larger
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while there, giving water, squatting, letting the hose run, watching the small spaces of earth between Plants become dark with water. The smells. Looking, at so much, the profusion of intentional, unwanted and hoped for All growing in complete equality. Growing. Living. Alive. All so Alive. i finally am finished... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2021 at windthread
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sometimes this pic is here, sometimes not....???? but it's those watermelon plants.....they wouldn't make it now if i took them down to A. So with the Pick, i dug a shallow trench then dug deeper for their small potted selves and just put them here at B. Added the log... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2021 at windthread
the pic isn't going to load tonight. i'm not going to keep trying. it's hot. was 110 today. Now, 9pm, 99 degrees. Heat like this saps energy. it's a biological phenomenon. you can feel it seep through your sweat...your forehead, the space between your breasts becomes a pool of sweat,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2021 at windthread
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as the days end, we lie down. then we sleep. Wake before dawn and begin again. Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2021 at windthread
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there weren't any for a while...i'd just commented on that some days ago, but then....and now....in both windows. You can see her at around center 3 oclock. She rests in the same place. every day. in what looks to me as an upsidedown position...??? During the night she webs in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2021 at windthread
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the restlessness ....still. at dawn, drink first tea and look over and across at this Cloth...., an iteration of many, same theme but all different but all same . and i love this Cloth...the dancing scraps holding the center, holding hands and moving and dancing it gives me such intense... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2021 at windthread
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i wanted some piece of a particular string....went looking and instead was given this. when did i do this? thought to look through the Archives....see if i'd posted it?, but then got lost. Totally lost. I so wish i could open all the pics of forever...as in the Gallery...to anyone... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2021 at windthread
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second day i try to load this pic. this is the best it's gotten. But they are here. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2021 at windthread