Walking the Line

Walking the Line

Every early morning we walkthe fence line in our neighborspasture. David, Philo, Rusty,Mama V and me. (Man Manno longer joins us becauseof his aged back-he staysat home and snacks on thetreats I leave as we go.) Always a mouse or vole tohunt, a deer hoof to smelland other critters who shallremain un-namedwho have lefttheir mark […]

Nourish

Nourish

I have been meditating on the wordnourish this Thankgiving as I prepareto go to my sister-in-laws for dinner. To feed or sustain, that’s what mostdefinitions say… I am nourished this Thanksgiving. By my family and the animalswho journey with me in this life.They nourish my true heart. By my dearest friends, Linda,Eileen, Monica, Cheryl, Anitaand […]

DosCollage And A Rule Or Two

DosCollage And A Rule Or Two

I read Leslie Avon Miller’s postFriday morning and have beenthinking about rules while I completed these two collages. Most of my work lately has been8×8 inches. I realized that while Iwork in rectangles, I don’t like them.If I have a found frame then I will useit, but  As a RULE,I think in squares.I even like […]

Three Hearts - Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Three Hearts – Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Inspired by Ruth Rae’s new book“Layered, tattered & stitched”,I played around with heart imagesand fabric stamping with bubblewrap and mark making with inkand maps and sewn kraft andthe results are above. The heart at the top is stuffed, stitched and painted gold with applied applique that was also painted and burned. The other two hearts […]