Yearly Archives for 2013


I have been gifted this life for the last 35 years or 12,784 days or 18,409,789 minutes or 1,104,587,350 seconds. How do you measure a life? Tears have been shed; deep, aching laughs shared. I’ve held hands, children, secrets, love. I’ve been a sister for more than half my years, a parent for the last […]

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Papermaking SkillShare recap

Photos courtesy of Kafi D’Ambrose | Studio Kafi So, that was mad fun! Yesterday afternoon, as part of a SkillShare organized by Mesh Baltimore, I taught a handful of people how to make handmade paper by recycling their junk mail and household paper. Paper making how-to’s. @miscellaneaarts gives us the low down!…— Mesh Baltimore […]

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Giveaway: Handmade paper for sharing my upcoming papermaking workshop

I am thrilledthrilledthrilled to share that I will be teaching a papermaking workshop as part of Mesh Baltimore‘s SkillShare this Saturday, January 19. I will be one of more than a dozen presenters sharing skills and topics we’re passionate about–ranging from the crafty and DIY (like my paperworking workshop and another on wet and needle […]

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Remember & learning my way through grief

I woke this morn with the image of the flower on the left side of this journal spread, made back in 2009, in my mind. Today would be my mother’s 55th birthday. Saturday will be the sixth anniversary of her death. I didn’t—couldn’t—speak at her funeral, so instead friends got together and organized much of […]

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