Friday, February 19, 2016

Episode 13 - Touch

Word of the Day - Touch

Discussion about touch, meanings and our experience.

Touched by an Angel

Teaching touch to a hearing aid dog. The importance of the touch of a loving animal.

He Touched Me performed by Elvis Presley. Thanks, Nancy Anne Loudin!

A Little Sweet...

Leslie has finished the center section of her hap shawl, Quill by Jared Flood from Brooklyn Tweed's Spring Thaw Collection and is starting the next section. She has also started the Kathleen sweater again, using a slightly modified version of the Tender Hoodie by Kristen TenDyke. Leslie is also spinning merino to ply with her angora.

Beth has been working on postcards and talks about novelty postcards. She is on eBay as hemlockWV. 

A Little Tart...

"Touch has a memory." - John Keats

"See how she leans her cheek upon her hand. O, that I were a glove upon that hand That I might touch that cheek!" - William Shakespeare

"Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours." - Vera Nazarian 

"It is touch that is the deadliest enemy of chastity, loyalty, monogamy, gentility with its codes and conventions and restraints. By touch we are betrayed and betray others - an accidental brushing of shoulders or touching of hands...hands laid on shoulders in a gesture of comfort that lies like a thief, that takes, not gives, that wants, not offers, that awakes, not pacifies. When one flesh is waiting, there is electricity in the merest contact." - Wallace Stegner

"Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide." - Sanober Khan

A Little Unexpected...

Winter weather in Meadows of Dan.

Your hosts wrap things up and will be back with a new word in a couple of weeks.

Music Attribution
Reverie (small theme)
by _ghost
featuring Pitx
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