Summer greetings, readers of Dey of the Phoenix! Final weeks of brilliant green are upon us in the Mitten. I’ve been enjoying spring-to-summer mostly from Michigan. Since May I’ve been Stateside taking in my home-root of Kalamazoo and heart-root of Lansing, digging into family time while reconnecting with the land. Continue reading
Meanwhile, the world turns. In Brussels this morning there were bombings. Continue reading
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March Greetings! I’m happy to share a gallery of my current artist residency at Healing House in Cusco, Peru. Two of three workshops have taken place and the first in an open-mic series. At the same time I’m growing project … Continue reading
Stand still in that which shows and discovers.
Happy Tuesday morning with sunshine from my neighborhood of San Blas! Our solar star is making a strong appearance here in recent days. I’m grateful for its warmth and brilliance, and still truly missing Winter back in Michigan. While Stateside in early February with family for my birthday, I enjoyed a couple of days with white dust, enough to make a snow angel–and, bonus, flakes were freshly falling! Continue reading
I send warm greetings this snowy morning from East Lansing, Michigan! It’s exciting to vend at the annual Alternative Holiday Sale Continue reading
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Recently, I blogged about my creative exploration of the theme “emergence” since 2013. From poetry to performance to book art, I envisioned a community-based exhibition to culminate the experience. Now the Greater-Lansing collaboration Emergence: Out of the Box is fulfilling … Continue reading
La Puenta–a feminized version of “bridge” in Spanish–is a project to develop sustainable-arts among women in Michigan and with Peruvian artisans. Supporting and catalyzing creative opportunities among Michigan women in need–both socially and economically–and Peruvian artisans is “soulful” work. Because nourishing women’s livelihoods also nourishes our sense of purpose. Continue reading