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Art, Justice, and Remembrance

Given current events, it hasn’t seemed time to write much about my creative process, or to post photos and fun from the Quilt Festival. Those can come later.  Now there is a need for a different kind of discussion.   Art is a great part of healing, of action for justice, of finding tribe.  Art […]
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Mother’s Day for Peace

In 1870, Julia Ward Howe wrote her “appeal to womanhood throughout the world,” and in 1872 she proposed a celebration of Mother’s Day for Peace.  Her petition was not granted, and Mother’s Day as we know it now was created by different interests and has shifted focus.  And yet, these words of hers are just […]
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Remembrance Day

Futility Wilfred Owen Move him into the sun— Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields unsown. Always it woke him, even in France, Until this morning and this snow. If anything might rouse him now The kind old sun will know. Think how it wakes the seeds— Woke, once, the clays […]