Category Archives: Writing

Bookmaking

  I’ve been making books (the first definition of bookmaking is someone who takes bets –those of us making actual books come in second).  I’ve learned how to fold sheets of paper into zines and bind pages with the five hole … Continue reading

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Image & Text

Working With Image & Text is the name of the class David and are taking at the NH Institute of Art. It’s also an area of fascination for me. I love words. I love visual art. I love when they’re put … Continue reading

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What’s Next

There it is. My memoir manuscript, printed and stacked on my desk. Actually, is it a manuscript or a draft? This book has been with me in so many different forms for so many years, just the fact of it being ready … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled; Renew and Resist!

Trump and his cadre of sycophant puppet masters are trying to wear us out. Let’s not let them. Our first week as citizens of the new United/Divided States has not gone well. The evidence of Trump’s unstable personality disorder mounted steadily … Continue reading

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Fewer Words, More Seeing

How do you see the world? Through a liberal or conservative lens, fundamentalist or progressive, Democrat or Republican? Which bubble are you in? What frame do you use to organize your thoughts about what’s happening around you, which for me right … Continue reading

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Resistance: Making Room for Making Art

Because I’m dutiful and generally complete what I begin, I just finished a collage I started before the election. I’d wanted to weave paper, prints of paintings, and had already cut slits in Paul Klee’s Twittering Machine. Next was to cut strips … Continue reading

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My Twitter Addiction

                  My name is Grace and I’m addicted to Twitter. In the weeks leading up to the election Twitter became a constant source of both anxiety amplification and reduction. I checked my feed … Continue reading

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