Panbanisha and the Ghost Bike

Panbanisha and the Ghost Bike

November 27, 2012Disaster, Inspiration, Tech

It’s not often that something I create is controversial. Or perhaps I should say, misunderstood. Earlier this month, in memory for Panbanisha the famous bonobo who knew language through years of growing up in a conversation and story-rich environment created by her human caretakers, Russ and I created Panbanisha.org.

Yarn Bombing meetings at the ideaXfactory

Yarn Bombing meetings at the ideaXfactory

November 24, 2012Craft, Yarn Bomb

For those who haven’t heard, yarn bombing is about personalizing and colorizing ugly urban public places. It’s non-permanent graffiti knitting and crocheting, and there are active groups in cities around the world, each with their own projects and agendas. My friend Penny first told me about it and suggested we start a group. What a … Read More

Groundhogs and other things Underground

Groundhogs and other things Underground

October 29, 2012Drawings

For a long time now, I’ve been collecting photos of groundhogs. These groundhogs live right outside the front door of our studio, and I think also right under the corner of my office windows.

The One That Didn’t – Niagra Falls

The One That Didn’t – Niagra Falls

October 12, 2012Quilts

Someone on one of my list-serve emails groups called Quilt National the Holy Grail of the art quilt world. That’s pretty close to true, so it was super exciting to get the news on Monday that one of my quilts was juried into Quilt National 2013.

How to take a Photo of the iPhone5

How to take a Photo of the iPhone5

September 24, 2012Tech

I thought it was silly when I saw this headline on the web, but then I thought  — if you are using it as your camera, how do you take the photo? My solution – my old iPhone. So I did a quick self portrait holding the iPhone5. No Photoshop involved, just took the photo, … Read More