Goree Island scene ‘floating’ on glass with reclaimed wood frame Souwere artist Abdoulaye Barry  “Souwere” is glass painting.  There is an explaination of the process on the Senegal Soul blog.  I went to Goree island as a committee member of the Dakar Women’s Group annual art show and visited with Abdoulaye Barry, a Senegalese Souwere artist who has been

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Goree Island scene ‘floating’ on glass with reclaimed wood frame Souwere artist Abdoulaye Barry  “Souwere” is glass painting.  There is an explaination of the process on the Senegal Soul blog.  I went to Goree island as a committee member of the Dakar Women’s Group annual art show and visited with Abdoulaye Barry, a Senegalese Souwere artist who has been

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My daughter is out growing her clothes at the usual furious pace of young children.  Believe it or not I squirrelled away some of the clothes my boys had.  (OK, actually I squirreled away just about all of them but I gave most away when we found out we were having a girl.)  So now

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My daughter is out growing her clothes at the usual furious pace of young children.  Believe it or not I squirrelled away some of the clothes my boys had.  (OK, actually I squirreled away just about all of them but I gave most away when we found out we were having a girl.)  So now

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Pink Rose Argyle on Spoonflower Whenever my life is in transition my brain is working overtime.  I think it is a product of new stimulation and lack of regular schedule.  I filled pages of my sketchbook with ideas upon my arrival to Senegal and I am just now getting around to make some of those

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Senegal is a feast for the senses in every way.  Living in downtown Dakar was definitely overwhelming but also very interesting and exciting.  We stayed in downtown August and September until we moved to a house in a quieter suburb.   The weather this time of the year is sweltering with humidity in the 80 –

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