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Jan 26 2017

Crafts Day

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Last week, Anna, Nancy and Vicki came over for our quarterly crafts day. The theme this time was contributed by Nancy: making little dioramas in sardine tins. It was hell scraping the stinky little fish out of the cans and getting rid of the odor, but we prevailed. Here we are at work, serious and […]

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May 07 2016

Doing Things with Needles

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One of my favorite quotes from my long-ago interview with Fred Rogers arose in response to my question about if he had a memory of his mother knitting. “I do remember my mother doing things … with needles.” It sounded downright sinister. I’ve been doing things with needles lately, too. I took a needle-felting class with Anna, […]

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Feb 07 2016

Artists’ Trading Cards, Revisited

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It’s that time of year again: trading card season with Anna, Nancy and Vicki. It’s my second annual attempt; you can see what I did last year right over here. This time around, I got into my Color-Aid paper, left over from art school days, as my primary medium. Thanks to Molly and Frank for […]

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