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Marking Time 7.26.13


"If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, …that is your success." —Henry David Thoreau, Walden



So I shall write again about "mistakes." Because we all have them.

It's just learning to look at them in a different way.


Marking Time 7.24.13


"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow." —Lin Yutang



Everyone's allowed to change their mind.


So when the little girls came to weave yesterday morning,


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Marking Time 7.9.13


"The Soul has Bandaged moments" –Emily Dickinson



A slow cloth process, this eco dyeing.

First wrap with flower petals and leaves.


I steamed this bundle for a little bit; then let it rest.


Marking Time 6.14.13


"There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives." –Josephine Hart


Lessons from linen.

Playing with fibers I haven't met before.

The ends were oh so twangy!

Marking Time 4.2.13

"And she had lucky eyes and a high heart,
And wisdome that caught fire like the dried flax,…
—William Butler Yeats


I'm going into Year Three of my Flax Project, and getting excited about growing flax again this year. My seed arrived last week.

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