Unearthing Memories with My Mom and a Large Mushroom

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Yup, that’s my mother with The Mushroom. I can’t prove it, but I suspect that nearly every tourist who comes to Israel’s southern desert has a picture of this particular fungal-looking sandstone formation. My first Mushroom pic dates to 1986 and the one you see above was taken just today.[Read more]

Why We Collect: Stumpy-Armed Ringtails & Powerful Symbols

needle-felted raccoon by sendsunshine- click for more info 114 little eyes were staring me down. Last month. My childhood bedroom. I had put upon myself the task of a master excavation of all the debris of growing up. A sorting out the empty nest. Drawers, built-in bookshelves, hidden nooks. Long[Read more]