full moon longing…..

last month, i could bask in the glow of the moon on my parents’ deck in Washington.

we sat outside watching it rise above Mt. Baker.

Bittersweet these memories.

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this would be the twin sisters, i guess.

last night, i was joined by some women from the neighborhood,

we sat outside with nice wine, and good food

and watched the moon rise over the hills… through the clouds…

i love the moon, waxing and waning.

no matter where i go, or who i am with.

there is the moon.

“Barn Burned Down

Now I can see the moon

–Basho

 

a time for peace.

those who know me well

in fact those who barely know me

will notice that i am not a bible thumper

i do have a favorite bible verse

which gives a time and a season for everything.

so i stitched it.

on my favorite scrap of rough indigo hemp.

then put that on some lovely linen

with some more scraps.

and then i bedazzled it with my pin collection.

and old earrings.

and hung it up.

today, we celebrate the 68th anniversary of the bombing

of Nagasaki.

a time for peace.

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finally found my blog

time to update. it’s been awhile. 3 weeks in the cool PNW and now back to the heat and humidity of Nagasaki in August. Yesterday , a birthday. half a century.

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i will get back to blogging and posting. if anyone is out there looking, i will have some stitching action posted soon.