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A Short Introduction to the Principality of Wales

BY PATRICIA DEBRUHL
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Patricia DeBruhl is a retired teacher and former resident of Wales who has lived in Warwick, New York for the last thirty seven years. The presentation gives a short introduction to various aspects of life in Wales, including some historical facts, cultural background and some of the beautiful scenery.
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The Mystery of Mimbres Pottery

BY ROSLYN FASSETT
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

While traveling through the Gila Wilderness area in New Mexico, Roslyn Fassett  drove into the valley of the Mimbres people. Always having been attracted by tribal art, she focused on Mimbres pottery. Their polychrome clay bowls are greatly valued today. Rediscovered in the last century, valued and looted, the designs illustrate aspects of their everyday lives, ritual and otherworldly beliefs.

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Trout Fishing - where it all began, a rite of passage

BY HARVEY GREENWALD
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Harvey Greenwald has been a professional artisan, designer, craftsman for 50 years. He is also a poet, story teller and writer of stories. He has had a love of rivers and trout fishing since he got his first grown-up haircut.  Paying attention to everything about this rite becomes his initiation into trout fishing.

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Paper Making in Japan

BY REBECCA PRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Rebecca Pry is an artist living and working in Warwick, NY.   Her work, heavily inspired by the patterns and imagery created by nature and her surroundings, has been published in books and magazines, on apparel, accessories, home goods, and stationery. She tells about her trip to Japan where she learned how to make traditional Japanese washi.

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Surprising Sloths

BY PATRICIA FOXX
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Pat Foxx is an artist who loves to travel and observe the incredible manifestations of nature. She shares some interesting facts about the life and perils of Sloths she encountered in Costa Rica.