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New shows to end the year…

This holiday season has been “beautifully busy,” a nice way to end a year that started in heartbreak. Mom used to say, “Better is always coming. The trick is to hang on until it gets here.” She was right. Nothing … Continue reading

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Social Art, or The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project Rides Again!

Remember when I announced that we had finished The Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project? Turns out we weren’t done — we just didn’t know it yet. This project really began in late November of 2016. By the end of … 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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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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