Category Archives: Art

Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Finding Your Tribe

You’ve found a project you’re passionate about. You think you’d be good at it. You’re excited! You tell your friends and family and… pfffft, the air goes out of the balloon. Nobody’s interested. What now? This has happened to me … Continue reading

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Pin Tales: The Waitress

With thanks to Janice Jow, who suggested writing down and sharing the stories of The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project. This is the story of The Waitress. My friend and I went out for brunch one Sunday. My friend … Continue reading

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Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Moving Forward

The big push is done (the large-scale pin giveaways) after three cities, but LBSHPP is far from over.  Here’s what’s in the works (so far): A free workshop at a charity in Sacramento. Date and time TBA, but probably in … Continue reading

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Field Guide to Love Bead Safe Harbor Pins: The Women’s Rights Pin

A Field Guide To The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin If you’re new to the Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin and you see one “in the wild,” on someone on the street, in a restaurant, at school, at work, or … Continue reading

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The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: What Was It About?

  In November of 2016, I found myself increasingly distressed by the tone of civic life, not just in America, but around the world. There was a new level of just plain, low-down meanness. Name calling, threats… it seemed as … Continue reading

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