Monthly Archives: January 2009

Finally I knit a pair of Fingerless Mittens

No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time. James Arthur Baldwin We interrupt the 2008 Craft Report stream with a pair of mittens. Next is … Continue reading

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Craft Accomplishments Report (part II)

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started… and know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot Try something for the first time I’m always interested in … Continue reading

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Annual Craft Accomplishments Report 2008 (part I)

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. Emerson I kept a photo record of what I made craft vise during 2007, and I did the same during 2008. I think … Continue reading

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My word this year is a powerful thing

A single word can be a powerful thing. It can be the ripple in the pond that changes everything. It can be sharp and biting or rich and soft and slow. From my own personal experience, it can be a … Continue reading

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The Daily Art Card Project is finished

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. Annie Dillard I’ve finished the Daily Art Cards Project now. These cards have been my small big achievement of 2008. An almost daily creative base to go … Continue reading

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A New Time starts Now, at this Present Moment

How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you’re having.Eckhart Tolle This post is long overdue, I wanted to write it before this year ends. It feels important to me, so excuse me … Continue reading

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