It's the Winter Solstice with the longest night of the year and, after that, the gradual return of light. In celebration, here's 2 linocuts I made as part of the Mirrors of the Heart card deck. Good health, peaceful nights and returning daylight to you.
I've been working on an appliqué that has had twists and turns I could have avoided--sewing, unsewing, repairing it finally. Had I followed what I knew I should do to correct technical problems, I would have arrived at the place I am now much faster. The work I didn't want to face has not been… Continue reading Getting Through the Night
It's late in 2016. Late afternoon today the sun came splashing its light across the room.
Earlier this month, while walking home late in the afternoon, I noticed that the light was washing with gold everything it fell on. The contrast with the deep stormy clouds was beautiful to me. So, out came my phone and I took several photos. Here's one of them.
Here's another interior photograph I've taken recently. I love seeing the sunlight touching objects in the rooms, the patterns of light and dark that are created.
On the 17th, I looked up from writing and saw the light shining on the bulletin board in my room as I've never seen it. I got my camera and took a few photos. This one reminds me of a shrine or altar. So, for all of us on the longest night of the year… Continue reading Interiors–The Light Photo
While I was travelling recently, I stayed in a house in the countryside. There, the owners had hung a lovely tiny antique dress on a wall. I don't know if it was a doll's dress or that of an infant. I first photographed the dress in full, but kept seeing it cut in half in… Continue reading Light and Lace