I came across a bag of torn strips of fabric from Jude Hill's Cloth to Cloth class years ago.This is the first result from going back and exploring it again. Have made 2 more since andenjoy the process at the end of adding smaller squares to the finished weave. Itbreaks up expected patterns.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Above is how I've been feeling since Wed's Innaguration. Hopeful, full of big H Hope.
Things bubble up that I don't even realize were stuck in my head; Pandora's box,
hope being a thing with feathers, a visit from a flock of turkeys (gobble gobble),
an eagle and vulture
settleing a disagreement about a meal
in our side field.
This has been the winter when Parkinson's took a big
toll on me in the Hope department. I mean, it ain't
getting amy better amd is getting worse fast. I'm
even using fusible as hand sewing is harder.
One good thing in all this... I'm approved for DBS surgery which
will do away with many of the most annoying PK symptoms.
Met my neurosurgeion and am in the middle of pre operation
tests. I'm full of hope. Full of expectation and looking forward to
driving, walking and sewing again.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Benten is a Japanese Kami/Deity who personifies wisdom, rivers and
everything that flows (wiki). Benten was inspired by Saraswati (a Hindu deity). Saraswati
waits on another cloth to be sewn. Sewing, sowing wisdom would is a good thought for me.
(sorry about the bad photo, a better camera is in my future)
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Weather. I've been reading about Native Americans living on the Plains and
Tornadoes. It take a little time to begin to understand the nuances of NA relationships
with weather, land, sky, earth etc. It's different from our own. We try to
fix situations where many times seeking harmony or balance may be
more effective. Relationships are important.
Then there's this cane thing. I have Parkinsons and must use a cane (I'm fortunate
to still be walking). I've noticed how the cane changes brief relationships with people I meet.
I keep canes stashed in rooms and in my car. Bob just finished sanding a wooden cane
for me to paint.
I'll post photos of the cane as it's painted and varnished. I hope it gives folks something
to focus on, something happy. Getting old can a bitch but is still better than not being.