the first image there at the bottom – that gorgeous junkmetal flower – that one’s for Sarah Carson. In the brief period in which I got to work with you, Sarah, you gave me the finest piece of creative focusing. What you said still frames everything. (R.I.P.)
and the second one there from the bottom? because my mother’s mother’s mother’s people were dissenters. they came off the boat swinging.
[For AIW – for showing us that God is human spirit. https://quaker.org/legacy/iym/plummer/1976.html]
Needlepoint Ribbon Segment | Allie Walton, Deerfield, IL | The Ribbon – 08.04.85 – in commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
– by EWM (Allie’s daughter; my mother) || 12.17.21 || history cannot be papered over | Tell me how the shortest distance between 1837 (below: The U.S. Government Passes Rule Prohibiting Discussion About Abolition of Slavery) and what the Governor of FL wants now (2022) with his Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees (W.O.K.E.) Act(ing out evil bullish*t of his) isn’t a straight damn line? Go ahead, tell me. I’m listening.
1875 – Philly Tea Shop | William Ingram (center); William Ingram Jr. (right)