Feb 09 2013

An expansion plan

So…I am launching myself and the lockets on kickstarter! Take a looksy here: Story your story: Kickstarter project

I am also gearing up to create some pendants with textiles. I know what I want to do, and the sketch is a shadow of that — but it may give you an idea or not. Regardless, here it is:)


Nov 29 2012

11 weeks in Brooklyn

I woke up this morning feeling the first leg of my journey in my new home was moving into it’s next incarnation. It’s hard to pinpoint why I felt I turned a corner, maybe it’s the deep sense of calm gained after a series of tenuous leaps off cliffs onto shaky ground or just the […]

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Nov 10 2012

The interesting, and sometimes scary origins of fairy tales


On my birthday I treated myself to a night at the Brooklyn Art Museum, to hear author and scholar, Ruth B. Bottigheimer speak on her book, Fairy Tales: A New History.  She makes a case that fairy tales do not have their origins in the countryside but rather the cities, with their birthplace being in the […]

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Oct 30 2012

Musings on photography

Central Park Fountain

“Nobody ever discovered ugliness through photographs. But many, through photographs, have discovered beauty. Nobody exclaims, “Isn’t that ugly! I must take a photograph of it.” Even if someone did say that, all it would mean is: “I find that ugly thing…beautiful.” ~ Susan Sontag, On Photography why I take pictures To connect with the essence […]

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Oct 28 2012

Sewing preparations for Frankenstorm

Despite threatening weather conditions and other minor obstacles, I made it to part II of the fabric making workshop. Being in the industrialized, gritty, post-apocalyptic setting of this Williamsburg neighborhood made everything a bit more ominous and well, scary…like Halloween:). Everything seemed a bit off but I was grateful to return to my new friend. […]

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