December 2, 2017
The women I come from, my mom, aunties and grandmas; make beautiful, useful, warm and cozy things. They knit, crochet, sew, quilt, appliqué, and weave. I belong to a lineage of women makers, it is a heritage I am proud of and deeply grateful for. Women who make warmth out of scraps, beauty of balls of yarn, homes out of handmade.
April 23, 2015
Real life, project-based learning is driven by a person's natural need or want to make or build something. These projects arise from an innate desire or interest to figure something out, express an idea, have an experience, or participate in community and culture.
January 11, 2010
Four years ago today my maternal grandmother died. Memories of her sneak up on me all the time. In summer I think of her when I'm in my garden; recalling her own green thumb, her fondness for flowers and all the food she grew and prepared for her family over ...