In the last post, about totem poles, I said that I try to pay attention to recurring themes. Today, I made another connection.   This is the statue called “Vulcan” that looks down from Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. Here’s “The Keeper of the Plains” statue in Wichita, Kansas. Two iconic statues that have crossed my … More Connections

Totem Poles

This summer I’ve encountered several totem poles. When there’s a recurring theme, I’ve learned to pay attention to it. I’m not sure what it means, except that I have enjoyed my encounters and will enjoy exploring other connections. Here is the totem pole that stands outside the Mid-America All Indian Center in Wichita, Kansas. This … More Totem Poles

Spinning at the Fair

Last week, the Loyalhannon Spinners demonstrated fiber preparation, spinning and weaving at the Westmoreland Fair. It was a fun evening meeting people who wandered by and asked questions.    Sandy Truckner demonstrating drop spindle spinning and fiber preparation.    Here I am spinning with my Hansen eSpinner.    Susan Rex spinning with her wheel    … More Spinning at the Fair