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Brain Injury Awareness Month: March 31st

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and I’m posting a new resource every day! Today’s resource is The Bob Woodruff Foundation. The Bob Woodruff Foundation ensures that our nation’s impacted veterans, service members, and their families have access to the highest level of support and resources they have earned, for as long as they need … Read more

Brain Injury Awareness Month: March 30th

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and I’m posting a new resource every day! Today’s resource is The NeuroNerds: A Brain Injury Recovery & Pop Culture Show podcast. Recovering from a brain injury can feel lonely, but The NeuroNerds Podcast is here to help through a love of all things nerd and pop culture! Join … Read more

Himalayan Conversation

Our conversations continue. He has been giving me a wealth of information about his community’s traditional products. I requested close-up videos of the weaving of the gudas. “I’ll ask my mom to take one.” She also sent a video of a cousin’s wedding, asking guests to wave at the camera.

Textile Tales

Stories are inherent in traditional textiles, about the artisans and their communities, and about their cultures and traditions. Some of the stories are in the process, others are integrated in the designs, through figurative or geometric motifs. Though we usually associate stories with words, many are told through symbols or images, whether through hieroglyphics, geometric designs, or figurative imagery. Stories do not have to have a beginning, middle, and end, and they can take many forms, such as prose, dance, poetry, or even a list.