Introducing Sally

I’d like to introduce you to my friend Sally.  She’s not around the Internet much at the moment but I hope she’ll be back soon.  She had surgery for cancer in 2011 followed by chemotherapy.  During all that, she still managed to create a fantastic sculpture of the poet Raftery; see her website for more details.  I admire her tenacity and determination.  Unfortunately, she doesn’t really have the energy for such big projects nowadays.

quilt

Last year I helped her with the quilt you can see in the photo.  She donated it to a group of crafty people in Mulranny, Ireland, called the “Gift of Hands“.  Sally and I do a lot of crafting together and sometimes my daughter joins in too.  We have so much fun.  In my next post I will show you some of the things we made for Christmas 2012.

In order to help her through the dark winter months last year, I helped Sally start a blog.  (That’s what got me into blogging.  It’s all Sally’s fault. ;))

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Posted on December 16, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Busy hands sure does help keep the pain at bay. Love the quilt. Your’s and Sally’s friendship is inspiring.

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    • Although it was tough physically, I think doing the Raftery sculpture helped Sally through the worst moments. Art is her life’s passion. I can’t believe how productive she is, even now.

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  2. I really hope and pray for her quick recovery.
    She and you are admirable for me.
    Please pass my best regards to her.
    Thank you for showing the fantastic works!

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    • Thank you. I will tell her what you said.
      She is interested in the Japanese I am learning. We had mattcha together once, which she enjoyed. She has also used kanji (火、水、石、天) on one of her sculptures.

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  3. My Dear Sarah, Thank You for introducing Sally! Reading about her, and seeing her works, is Inspiring. Am happy that Sally has a Good Friend in You. Love to You both, and to Your Daughter.

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  4. Wanted to ask You, How is Sally doing? Love to You both.

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