Beth Markel


Without power…

Posted on November 27, 2013 by Beth Markel

When you don’t have power for 4 long days, you begin to ponder strange things… walking into a room and flipping the light switch comes from muscle memory and habit, not relevant to the current no-power situation. The hum of generators filled the neighborhood through long, dark nights. What was it like to move into […]


Opining on Color

Posted on November 11, 2013 by Beth Markel

I have a new, favorite black.  And green.  It’s easy when you are working on a textile or an art quilt day-in and day-out, to become bored with it.  Perhaps “bored” isn’t the right word…it’s more like “meh” – where you have to dig deep, deep, deep to keep working on it – when what […]