Monday, October 25, 2010

designing....devising....sharing

"...As we surge up into the world, 
we try to devise a shape, a plan. 
There is dignity in this. 
Your whole life is a plot, a scheme, a diagram. 
It is a failed scheme but that's not the point. 
To plot is to affirm life, to seek shape and control..."

Don DeLillo 

We do this,
we all do,
we plot,devise,seek ways to shape...

our daily lives...
and there is dignity in this...
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but,that's not the point...
It was time..
for me,to diagram some shapes...
of my own...
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to design,create...
and by taking a little control ...
I do not think it failed...
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And to affirm this ..
I decided to share...to gift..
these thought out plans,these designs..
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in hopes..
that they would bring some pleasure to a life.
keeping your hands warm...
and maybe your heart as well.

my designs have been made available in PDF
for download by clicking on the links 
on the right sidebar....
a gift to you all...
Chinese Waves...(the gray ones here)
Greek Waffles...(the black ...)
and Gray Dawn(the twisted cable mitts)... from my previous posting
Enjoy~

Monday, October 11, 2010

Style

"Style is a very simple matter;
it is all rhythm.
Once you get that,
you can't use the wrong words.
But on the other hand here am I sitting after half the morning,
crammed with ideas, and visions, and so on,
and can't dislodge them, for lack of the right rhythm.
Now this is very profound, what rhythm is,
and goes far deeper than any words.
A sight, an emotion, creates this wave in the mind,
long before it makes words to fit it."

Virginia Woolf~
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so,I have the key...
it seems..to the style...
and I sit,crammed with ideas...
and visions...
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but the key is to put these ideas...
into a concrete form...
a shape...not just a vision...
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so I find the rhythm...
for the styles...
and to me...
this rhythm becomes profound...
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and the idea dislodges...
round and round...
the styles becomes concrete...
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the deep waves in my mind...
the sight...
the emotion...
all seem to fit...
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there are no wrong words...
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so,it seems that... 
it was a simple matter after all...
I have found my style...
 
(my personal designs to be written soon~ )

Saturday, October 2, 2010

secrets~

"I not only have my secrets, 
I am my secrets. 
And you are yours. 
Our secrets are human secrets, 
and our trusting each other enough 
to share them with each other has much to do 
with the secret of what it means to be human." 

Frederick Buechner
I have my secrets...
and I am my secrets....
secrets...
that are on their way..
secrets going across the sea...
human secrets,that I am trusting...
to share with you...
hoping she will not mind...
with love~
something..
to warm her hardworking...
talented..hands...
~white birch leaves
something with the colors...
of Autumn...
something I made up as I went along...
and I think...
that sharing this with you..
has much to do with what it means to be human...