Subfugio: Adventures of a Race Evader

Memories of Hilton Head

The most amazing thing about my family is our undying commitment to vacation on Hilton Head together. 2020 was the first year we have missed in decades. I love the ocean and the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. My parents took me to the beach when I was a week old, and…


The ability to mend and repair your clothes will save you money and maybe your reputation. How can you show up with a missing button or a falling hem? The skills to do this were at one time, almost universally known. I want everyone to learn how to do this, it is not hard. This…

Chroma Corona

I made this video as a final assignment for my Digital Media class. Dr. Stacey Patton generously taught about 200 adults skills to tell their stories. Tell the stories for the ancestors and for the decedents. Let the future know how one person felt in this time, at this place, for me, to me. This…

Dad’s 15 Minutes of Fame

My constant memory from childhood is my father working around the house. Renovating and restoring beautiful old homes. Hours spent stripping wood and sanding floors. Mom was right there, helping. It seemed like there was nothing he couldn’t do. After years of work restoring and revitalizing homes in Aiken, SC. the city showered him with…

Covid Vid: Take Two

I’m working on this blog as part of a class. Our teacher is teaching us to revise, revisit and redo. So, here is attempt number two. I’m nervous about returning to campus once again when the positivity rate is about 20 percent and the hospitals are full.

Home: Where you go when Adulting becomes to0 much

Home for me is where I get a big hug, a pat on the back, and a quiet “there, there”. This summer this was more important than ever before. Sitting at home worrying about the pandemic was taking a toll on me. I did what every mother’s child would do: I went home to Mom…

3 Big Ideas about Quilting

This is a short video I created presenting three ideas about quilting: scrap management, knowledge of design principles, and finding a quilting buddy. I hope it is useful information.


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