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Bookbound

As I've mentioned before, I've been learning bookbinding with some virtual classes and by tinkering around with a bunch of paper on my own. Why? I've always been a notebook geek, and when my kid started making do-it-yourself sketchbooks a year or so ago,

Bookbound
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Patchwork

Quilts, prints, singers and reading for health.

Patchwork
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Once Upon a Dreamboat

Elusive composers, meeting deadlines, librarian love, perfume madness, and more.

Once Upon a Dreamboat
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Ode to La Belle Arlette

A little tale about an antiheroine, a writing prompt, some chocolate-y goodness, a hat-tip to my second-favorite Greek, and me saving you some time.

Ode to La Belle Arlette
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In Praise of Dilly-Dallying

Here's to taking your sweet time, old Cockney tunes, growing old (and getting cooler), and other goodness.

In Praise of Dilly-Dallying
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Thoughts on Platform

Thoughts on platform building, plus super-sluggers, typeface rockstars, and the flute

Thoughts on Platform
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The Passion Project (part one in a series of who knows how many)

"You can’t predict where a project is going to lead. It could have as easily turned out that Marcel’s letters weren’t interesting or noteworthy. You just don’t know, right? Be curious and open to what unfolds." -- Carolyn Porter

The Passion Project (part one in a series of who knows how many)
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The Montague Center (and other tidbits)

"The beautiful thing about human beings is that we do have this ability to find ourselves in one another, when we commit to the crucial work of undoing systemic injustices." -- Sonya Clark

The Montague Center (and other tidbits)
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Bunny Mellon and Balenciaga

Last week I went to see the superb Cristobal Balenciaga exhibit at SCAD Fash. It was interesting – or perhaps eyebrow-raising – to learn that philanthropist Bunny Mellon used to order four sets of Balenciaga’s seasonal collections so she could have one ready for her in each of her homes. For

Bunny Mellon and Balenciaga
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Welcome to my new website

On dusting off a twelve-year-old website and bringing it into the present.

Welcome to my new website