Category: Travel

St. Andrews

Another jaunt to Canada with my friend Jaye. We did a little wading. A little rock sitting. Enjoyed the air, earth, water, and sunshine. Today I’m making a simple nine-patch from Deb Lacativa-dyed scraps....

Canada

We went to Canada overnight. Sam had a training workshop for municipal government in Presque Isle Maine. Instead of staying in Maine, he found an AirBnB in Woodstock, New Brunswick. It was an interesting,...

Shweshwe

I picked up twenty pieces of shweshwe fabric from Mnandi Textiles while in Cape Town. The colors and prints are vibrant and beautiful. I’m not sure how I’ll use these – maybe start with...

Back from South Africa

The long slow integration… of my experiences traveling with my ordinary life in Maine. Disorienting. Some reading: An Artist’s Archaeology of the Mind Contemplating mind: Sedimentary (Peter Sacks) A safe haven (Jude Hill) A...

Billboards, Istanbul

A series of billboards near Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, all with layers of advertising partially torn off. A profound source of found art to mine with cropping. Other than this, I don’t know how...

doing nothing in nola

Love this writer: Jenny Odell In her how to do nothing article, she writes about Mierle Laderman Ukeles, whose Maintenance Manifesto, 1969 is familiar to me from earlier aimless Internet browsing. We bicycled past a...

2019

Yes, it’s a new year. I feel unsettled. Still cloudy-minded, striving for what, I don’t know. To recapture what can’t be recaptured, to move to an imagined place of deeper meaning. Still making. It’s...