Monthly Archives: November 2009

Sister O’Shea

Day 41: They say that everyone has a twin somewhere in the world and it’s no surprise that mine is from Ireland.  People always assume that I’m Irish but actually red hair is also a Russian characteristic, inherited from my … Continue reading

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Lilach

Day 40: Lilach has an enchanting quality about her that is difficult to describe but as soon as you meet her you understand.  There is something captivating about her  that grabs you instantly.  She’s never too hard on herself, she’s … Continue reading

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Ms. Hackett

Day 39: I met Lisa during my freshman year of college and immediately admired her strong and friendly personality, her brilliant smile and her  beautiful laugh.  I found myself looking up to her as a role model and eventually we … Continue reading

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Kalispel Women

Day 38: Several years ago I had the great honor of spending time with the Kalispel Tribe of Indians in eastern Washington.  Together we told the story of the Camas Center for Community Wellness, which they created as part of … Continue reading

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The Mistress & Grace Bailey

Day 37: Ships are commonly named after women.  Why is that?  In this photo I’m standing aboard the Grace Bailey looking out at the Mistress.  Both are wooden schooners that sail along the coast of Maine and I had the … Continue reading

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New mom

Day 36: This is Audrey.  Audrey has always been a peaceful person and it’s beautiful to watch her remain calm and unruffled in her new role as “mom.”  Since she lives in Pennsylvania, I appreciate her frequent Facebook posts that … Continue reading

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Silent Witness

Day 35:  The image above is from a project called Silent Witness, started by a group of women artists and writers in Minnesota in 1990.  That year there were 26 women murdered in Minnesota as a result of domestic violence.  The … Continue reading

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Beer & crayons

Day 34: I can’t believe that my friend’s son Timothy is going be two years old!  It feels like just yesterday that we were cheering him on during his first keg stand on the day he turned one.  First birthday … Continue reading

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“Offen” for business

Day 33: I met Micha because I needed a dress altered for a wedding.  She runs a little dress shop on NE Fremont called SOFIA and I popped in a couple of months ago to see if she could help … Continue reading

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