Cats! Dogs! Humans? The Great Vaccine Conundrum

Why do rational adults take their cats and dogs to the vet to vaccines and yet fail to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Of course we can borrow from and build upon prior knowledge of viruses, including the typical virus vaccines used to treat one of America’s favorites pets, the domesticated feline.

A Month in the Italian Alps: Documenting an Artist’s Journey

I invite you to follow along with me as I examine and document instances of sacred geometry in the land and nature, deriving inspiration for my art. I will practice respectful and sustainable foraging, testing the physical properties of the natural landscape, like pigmentation, adhesion, and structural integrity, to aid in the making of weavings, clays, natural glues, paints, paper, and more. As I experiment with and study these age-old creative techniques, which are largely brand new to me, I will share with you my processes and discoveries.

Sustainable Swaps

More than 60 percent of fabric fibers are now synthetics, derived from fossil fuels, so if and when our clothing ends up in a landfill (about 85 percent of textile waste in the United States goes to landfills or is incinerated), they will not decay.