I’ve been asked to post more from the series Angels in the Great War. Here’s a start. As we approach Thanksgiving, I would like to publicly acknowledge the gifts of… Read more Compassion: Angels in the Great War →
A couple of years ago I hit the yard sale jackpot: a whole carton of vintage photos for a wonderful (affordable) price. Hundreds of photos: formal, informal, serious and silly,… Read more Every picture tells at least one story →
Wired! I returned home from a brief trip, fired up the computer and…..no internet connection. During the hours it took to resolve the problem, I brooded over my dependence on… Read more Wired! →
Could I make a book with glass pages? It’s been done, but the examples I could find used skills I don’t have: soldering, jewelry making, specialized techniques (and materials) for … Read more Made of Glass →
In September, 1913, at the age of 15, my grandmother, Lily Wray, traveled to Accrington, England to visit her mother’s family. During the visit she was given an autograph book,… Read more The Autograph Book →
Inspired by the incredible book collaborations of Carolyn Jones, Dorothy Swendeman, Terri Tinkham, and Vikki Young (Buttonwillow Studio), Janet Cooper and I (aka The Girls in the Attic) set out to create a book that would celebrate our beloved island, Jamestown RI. The book structure is formed by a series of connected envelopes, one for each month of the year, holding illustrated cards and monthly calendars. “Fantastic” has multiple definitions: “extraordinarily good or attractive” and “fanciful, whimsical or surreal.” Our illustrations reflect some of each meaning, as we explore… Read more Fantastic Jamestown →
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