A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. -- Chinese proverb
Beginning today, fibergig will donate 10% of the sales of our food-related products (aprons, mug mats, table runners, napkins) to local and world hunger efforts. Our heritage includes daily stewardship practiced on a family farm in Illinois. I used funds from my part of this farm to create the craft business I share with my … Continue reading Farm to Art Initiative: To The Table
An authentic life is the most personal form of worship. Everyday life has become my prayer. -- Sarah Ban Breathnach
One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it. --Katherine Anne Porter Art quilt, Heart's Desire, illustrates the courage to cut a hole in a quilt, to let go of one pattern to become something new. Personal collection of Norma Colman.
Fibergig, our Etsy shop, invites conversation about our products. This week Sarah admired a linen pillow, but it didn't match her needs. "I want it to be easy to wash and larger, perhaps a square." I agreed to play within those parameters and present several possibilities. The original pillow is in the lower right of … Continue reading Bunny business
This is my year of listening. On Mondays I post a quotation from my collection, words that resonated the first time I heard them, and which continue to resonate. That is a plan for listening which I share with others. I also have personal listening that is about discovery. What am I hearing? I started … Continue reading A Year of Listening: to What?
All rising to a great place is by a winding stair. --Sir Francis Bacon
Find out who you are and do it on purpose. --Dolly Parton
The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. --Ursala K. LeQuin
A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. --Annie Dillard section of Dancing at Midnight, textile wall hanging by Norma Colman