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Squam Art Looks

Squam Art Looks

Besides basking in the glow,and staying warm by the roaringfire, and did we need it Friday night,I actually did make some artto sharewith you. Pixie Medicinemoved us“Into the Wild”and these spiritsshowed up. Going home with Kim to Arizona. Maya Magic“Art and Spirit Boxes”and more spirit in the formof my grandfather, my originalmuse, the one who […]

I came, I SAW

I came, I SAW

One cabineight hearts, one mind.High Pines A reunion alreadyplanned. Datesand times and aplace so close tothe southern borderin an arty little bitof heaven. Like this slice right here. Pixie medicineMaya magicSusy whimsey Taking in the lightopening, openingmy eyes to new possibilityto new sisters on this journeyto scent and crackling woodand haunting loons andrelease. Expecting theunexpected.Bear medicine […]

Going...

Going…

Going here… Can you hear the loons callingSquam, Squam, Squam? I will be with my roomie Kimwho’s fabulous lampwork jewels and collagesyou know well. Looking for creativebliss in this land ofwater and light. See you next week.

2, 2 2 Posts on One Day RE-Invent, Earth Mother Maya, Squamaliscious Day Three

2, 2 2 Posts on One Day RE-Invent, Earth Mother Maya, Squamaliscious Day Three

Maya, Maya, Maya*Made. What can I say, Earth Mother,gatherer, supreme hugger, generous,gentle soul. Projects from nothing, re-inventionof what we are familiar with inexciting new ways.  Things toteach us about how to treat theplanet in a gentler, kinder wayand give our children and grandchildren a way forward, a wayto think that is sustainable, simpleand beautiful. Pasting […]

Felt Cottage Squam Style

Felt Cottage Squam Style

I was so glad I got to meetCharlotte Lyons and take herFelt Cottage class. I was so looking forward to a dayof relaxed hand stitching, for somequiet, meditative work. I have long admired Charlotte’s creativityever since I bought her book Between Friendswhen it first came out.  The projects in thisbook were charming and enjoyable to makeand […]

Squam-Satis and Drawn to Embroider

Squam-Satis and Drawn to Embroider

I was curious about the origin of the nameof our cabin and this is what I found on Wikipedia.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satet.Apparently we have some Egyptian goddess actiongoing on here, which is fitting for the lovely goddesseswho graced our cabin on this retreat. Arrows and water, and we say plenty ofwater, all around us and from the sky.And […]

Squamaliscious Again-First Impressions

Squamaliscious Again-First Impressions

Spring Session Squamknit, spin, sew, embroiderre-invent and PLAY… The most generous teachersever… Rebecca Ringquist, Charlotte Lyons,and Maya Donnenfeld.Warm, enthusiastic,g a t h e r i n g(Maya’s  banner over the door,and she is the best hugger too). Lovely, thoughtful cabin mates,fabulous entertainment,the good food, the gorgeouscabin hanging over Squam Lakeand swimming, yes swimming inthe chilly waters at […]

Squam Arts Workshops 2010 Spring

Squam Arts Workshops 2010 Spring

My bags are packed,the car awaits,I’m off to Squam,I can’t be late… But before I go… This lovely package arrivedlast night from across the pond.from Jennie who does the mostwonderful fiber work.  We weredoing a swap and she stepped intothe world of collage to send me a postcard, and some other goodies too. London uncovered… Scenes […]

Candace gets a Cape

Candace gets a Cape

Anyone who has ever been to NH,and to Squam last fall can attestto the fact that nights in NH canbe downright COLD. Candace came to me wearing herlovely floral attire, but it won’t bewarm enough for Holdernessif the night temps dip, so….. Candace gets a cape! We know that deep down she is a superwomandaredevil […]