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My Miracle Manifestation
Learning to walk on sunshine after coming out of Bald Cypress – My Journey From Depression 2 A Miracle!
You Don’t Know What Love Is Until You Know The Meaning Of The Blues!
Reflections on the 3rd anniversary of my mother’s death, and the lessons I’m learning about living life with purpose.
Still I Rise: The Blues On Cloth
Transformation through indigo dyeing and healing brokenness with creative hands.
(Anne Carson “Uncle Harry” Inspired Writing) First of all, life in Wilson County, North Carolina when I was born was defined by segregation, social injustice, economic starvation and institutional discrimination enforced by “Jim Crow” laws. The brutality and harsh reality of life was white washed and veiled behind lace curtains of poison ivy drenched inContinue reading “Quilting Memories”
Round Midnight Stitching Adventures
DIY materials to make a Native American Dance Shawl with flat fringe.
The Creative Process
While unpacking boxes, as I settle into my childhood home, I came across my research from teaching Contemporary Art & Design at Chowan University a few years ago. The timing was perfect for me to be my own learner. “Teaching is for learners,” echoing in my ears in my Momma’s voice. The creative process ofContinue reading “The Creative Process”