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This little prairie town has the potential to be a really lonely place. I am a mama with two small children. We live on one part time income which means that there aren’t a lot of extras happening right now. It is really cold and winter lasts for a long time making option of hibernating a very tempting one. And yet, there is such a sense of community here that I love so so much. There are so many lovely women whom I get to share this portion of my journey with. Some I know well, others I am excited to get to know better, one whom my heart is aching about the “see you later” (not good bye) that will be said tomorrow.

A couple of nights ago, after our babies were asleep for the night, we gathered a my house to work on my newest form of artistic expression. I offered a little bit of guidance and then we all went at. I call it a form of therapy. Which part is more therapeutic, jabbing wool over and over with a sharp needle or laughing and talking, I am not sure but I know that I treasure this time. I may not always have  a group of supportive women who will share in daily life and even my art with me. And so I intend to continue braving the cold and inviting others to brave it so that together we can share in this beautiful community.

such perfection

such perfection

 

"Alright, gently as if you were cuddling a bunny"

First time felters!

stepping out and creating a beautiful blue bird

Together

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