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Live2Dye Blog · 5d ago

70 for 70…

After a year of musing about being almost 70, this week it actually happens! To celebrate I’ve priced several pieces of my work for just $70 apiece for December 11, 12, 13. Go have a gander ...
Live2Dye Blog · 1W ago

coming ’round the corner…

Today I photographed no. 23 in the Defining Moments series and put it up on my website. This piece, The Aging Optimist was another that sat in my head for weeks, figuring out how to design i...
Live2Dye Blog · 1M ago

on deadlines…

Today while looking through birthday cards for all my favorite winter babies, I came across one with the grim reaper on it. Somehow it did not strike me as excessively funny. Yet as one who ...
Live2Dye Blog · 1M ago

inspiration in unexpected places…

Yesterday five women came to my studio to see what I do. This idea started over the course of a year when a long time friend from the local quilt guild said she wanted to be a ‘fly on the wa...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

reflections on completion…

As I round the corner on the final lap of Defining Moments, a three year series, I seem to be experiencing a wealth of emotion!  I am so pleased with myself that I’ve nearly met this self-im...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

what I learned on my summer vacation…

We chose the perfect week to take an Alaska cruise as it was hotter than hell in the SF Bay Area the first week of September. We were instead basking in the autumnal glow of the Inside Passa...
Live2Dye Blog · 3M ago

aging and ageism…

Today while hand-stitching down facings on new work I decided to listen to some TED talks I had saved. What a revelation! Ok, so I am late to the party. Being a visually oriented person I ha...
Live2Dye Blog · 4M ago

knowing when to stop…

Knowing when to stop could apply to a lot of things in life. When to stop eating sugar, when to stop obsessing about your way too short haircut, when to stop expectations for others’ behavio...
Live2Dye Blog · 4M ago

busy is as busy does…

It seems as if I have been working on #20 forever.  I have been hand stitching screen-printed letters as the final layer. In some places I am stitching through 4 or 5 layers of cloth, which ...
Live2Dye Blog · 5M ago

lack of sleep…

After several weeks of contemplative staring at the wall, I am hard at work on no. 20 in this Defining Moments series. This one is about the harried years and my biggest challenge again was ...