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  • "And the Bastard grant us, in our direst need, the smallest gifts: the nail of the horseshoe, the pin of the axle, the feather at the pivot point, the pebble at the mountain's peak, the kiss in despair, the one right word. In darkness, understanding." -- Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • "There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious-makes you so sick at heart-that you can't take part. You can't even passively take part. And you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!" - Mario Savio
  • "They tell us that we live in a great free republic; that our institutions are democratic; that we are a free and self-governing people. That is too much, even for a joke. ... Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder... And that is war in a nutshell. The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles." —Eugene Victor Debs
  • i do it for the joy it brings / because i am a joyful girl / because the world owes me nothing / and we owe each other the world / i do it because it's the least i can do / i do it because i learned it from you / i do it just because i want to / because I want to —"Joyful Girl", Ani DiFranco
  • "Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt. Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life." - Elizabeth Goudge, author of The Joy of the Snow

Sigrdrifa's Prayer

  • Hail to the Day / Hail to Day’s Sons / Hail to the Night and her Daughters / With loving eyes look upon us here / And bring victory to those who have gathered / Hail to the gods / Hail to the goddesses / Hail to the mighty, fecund Earth / Eloquence and native wit bestow on us / And healing hands while we live

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Wednesday, 16 May 2007



Amen to that. What a tremendous idea.


This is a great project! I do believe I need to be in on this one! And you know what? It's WONDERFUL to know that I am not alone in grieving for the Iraqi women who have lost THEIR lives, too. Why do so many seem to forget THEM? This business of war - it's what comes of giving men (for isn't it ALWAYS men who have declared the ugly business of war?) too much power. And for allowing ONE man to make a complete mockery of democracy? And we ALL know who that 'man' is. Ooops! Kick me off my soapbox, please.

Katie Greenwood

What a wonderful project. My son is in the Navy. It's an emotional tightrope at best.

Katie Greenwood

What a wonderful project. My son is in the Navy. It's an emotional tightrope at best.


Another great project Anita, and what better way to get it out there then to have the names on a purse. Hummmmm, I can't stitch worth a darn, but I might give this one a try.


Great project, your are a wonderful person always doing stuff for others, I bow to you my dear... I'm proud to call you my on friend...

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