She draws:

5 92 1 erased

Then I stitch:


Boris Pasternak says:
When a great moment knocks
on the door of your life,
it is often no louder
than the beating of your heart,
and it is very easy to miss it.

Thank goodness I was home,
was listening,
when the idea for this project
came knocking on my heart.
I knew it as a great moment
by the quickening.


She is my developmentally disabled sister-in-law, Nancy,
and I am Jeanne, the woman who flat-out loves her.
Go here to start at the beginning and read your way current.
And there’s a pinterest board, too.