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a 19th century surprise in a phoebe nest, fungi and a newt

I sew in a little house in the Adirondacks as much as possible in the warmer months.  And every year (so far) Eastern Phoebes build a nest under the roof overhang and have little Phoebes – sometimes two broods in a season.  I love watching them. This year I got a chance to examine a nest […]

on October 1, 2015 5
forest passage

my big creative year : the forest and impermanence

The pace of time seems to escalate in the spring and fall – the shortest and sweetest seasons. Everything changes so quickly. I went into the forest last week with the intention of soaking up as much as I could and spending time making something that wouldn’t last. I began to experiment  with something small […]

on September 21, 2015 7
miniature donkey

my big creative year : the magic of small

I am deeply interested in what happens when things get small. I always have been. Mini is intriguing. There is a lot of magic in smallness. When the scale changes – our ideas and presumptions about lots of other things change. All sorts of fresh possibilities are revealed. It is an invitation to look harder at […]

on September 14, 2015 15
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