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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

1. Instead of having children, Mr Misc and I plan on adopting greyhounds. We even picked out names for them. 2. As an undergraduate student, I had the opportunity to work with the art collection at our university museum, cataloging more than one hundred works by Milton Bancroft. It was such a major undertaking that […]

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Modus Operandi: Travel Journal

Keeping a journal while on a road trip, vacationing with family, backpacking, or enjoying a summer escape not only leaves you with a one-of-a-kind memento at the end of your journey, it’s also a great exercise in restraint: What can you make and do with what’s at hand compared to the wealth of supplies and […]

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AFK

Just a head’s up:  I am on the road, vacationing my way through Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania for the first week of the month. Due to limited computer access, I won’t be updating the blog, so my regular features will not be posted; Friday 5 will resume August 15 and modus operandi will resume […]

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Untitled, mixed media house

I’ve been thinking about homes and houses, inspired by some of the crafty creations I see in publications such as Somerset Studio and Cloth, Paper, Scissors, but also inspired by life: inheriting my mother’s house, working on homes for Habitat for Humanity, and probably just the general reflectiveness that can be expected when one turns […]

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“me to you” a handmade book, an act of healing

I created the above book as a gift to my father, whom I have not heard from in more than a decade. Obviously, writing to him and creating this representation of who I now am–when we last spoke, I was in high school; I’m now a thirty-year old woman, married and experiencing the trials and […]

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