I have been daydreaming about having a craft where I can incorporate my love and respect for nature while using my hands to create a piece that is beautiful and useful. Yesterday, I stumbled upon the beautiful work of Mary Lauren Frazier, a basket weaver on the East Coast. I love her story of traveling with her fiddle and finding her mentor. She has inspired me to search out local basket weaving classes here in Arkansas and give it a whirl.
Home Funeral after sudden tragedy
A writer talks about her experience at a home funeral for a young man who was tragically killed in a car accident. "This is the first time I am so close. There is a body bag on the table, waiting to be opened. Our best friends’ 22-year-old son’s body is inside. His mother and father are across from me, brothers beside, with several women gathered to form the circle around the table. These women will become my sisters in the next five hours, as we prepare the body together. ...
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