Haven’t been posting much lately. But much has been happening. Back in September my bike was stolen. I keep calling the police department to check on its status, but there’s still no sign of it. So, as a result, I am getting fat (because I am not exercising). I have a beautiful one speed that was a gift from a dear friend but that requires more gumption for hills than I have at this time. I am also eating too many sunflower seeds, chocolates and occasionally muffins and cookies, gluten free of course, but it still sits heavy on my hips, tightening up my pants. But in my physical distress I have been busy sewing, photographing my love’s basketball team, started a new job at a school, applied to grad school, cooking lots, knitting, reading…
Here are the photos of my latest wallets, for sale at Spruce and Gussy in Bar Harbor.
Here is the website I created and manage for my love’s basketball team: www.sudgreencitybasketball.org
Last weekend I went to hear the Vice President of South Sudan, Riek Machar, speak in Portland. It was an important event and hundreds of refugees and friends were there. Several times, folks broke out into song and dancing. It was a powerful event. Dr. Machar was here to discuss the state of the little over one year old state that is South Sudan. Questions were asked and answered and the president of the Portland NAACP was present along with a former Portland mayor and a few other important people. Great event! See photos
My latest batch of wallets, for sale at Spruce & Gussy in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine. Here’s a sneak preview.
My usual Fourth of July melancholia led me to the Eastern Cemetery this year. Such a peaceful spot amidst the bustle of the holiday and the city. Many old stones, singing birds, tall grass, beautiful type-fonts and interesting stories. And a few empty beer cans from people who were probably also feeling melancholy, but in a different sort of way…