Monthly Archives: April 2011

Hiking in the Dunes

We had such a lovely day hiking in the dunes near Coos Bay on Wednesday.  It wasn’t exactly sunny and warm, but very pleasant.  No wind.  The dogs had a great time, a great example of taking joy in the moment, … Continue reading

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The Dormition of the Mother of God

For some reason, I have been meditating much about death recently. Maybe it is the Lenten season, certainly it is thinking about the 18th anniversary of my father’s passing away on April 9, and the fact that he would have … Continue reading

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Images in Cloth 4

What an exciting morning!  Working on this icon of St. George as a fabric wall hanging will be an amazing learning experience.  Today we got together to look at the drawing, and to begin the process of selecting fabrics for each area.  … Continue reading

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Images in Cloth 3

I’ve been working for a couple of weeks now on the drawing of St. George to scale.  It seems so large–the largest piece I have ever worked on.  My dining room table just barely fit it! So many frustrations are involved in drawing–especially … Continue reading

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