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July 2017: Right now I am in the midst of a big life transition. I am re-entering art after focusing my attention on the rest of things for about a dozen years.  I just quit my job.

This summer I am exploring again my passion for natural color. Reestablishing an indigo habit is bringing me joy. Reading all of the books on natural dyes that have been published since I was last paying attention, and experimenting with dyeing with avocado pits and noxious weeds all excite me right now.

The best part of it is that I get to do all of these things while hanging out with my awesome teenage boys, and that my husband is willing to gather weeds with me.

September 2017: Right now I am still on fire exploring natural dyes, working with a sense of urgency as autumn arrives in gusty rain filled breaths.  Just spent a day direct dyeing with fresh indigo leaves. This week is all about working on preparing for a few upcoming classes I am teaching.

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