Ballerina Mime

She stands still and stoically, a ballerina clad in all white.  Put some money in her bucket, and she will gracefully move.  Ballerina Mime is a fixture in Central Park in NYC.  Was there earlier this summer and saw her perform.  I recently learned her name is Therisa Barber and she’s a dancer from England.  […]

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Crafting Then and Now

This past Saturday I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC and got to admire work from artisans of the past, and it made me think of their crafting legacy.  Crafting used to be a way of life for a lot of people, truly a DIY effort.  Being an artisan was a source […]

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Long Weekend Wrap Up

Long weekends seem short.  Despite the fact that they do fly by, I did get a lot done, crafting-wise.  Friday:  Knit a little bit before packing, because I had to get ready to go to NYC the next day. Saturday:  NYC!  My friends Joan and Amanda, and myself went to see this cool museum exhibit […]

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