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Artist in Residence

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In the early spring Maddy, from Custom Woolen Mills in Carstairs Alberta, asked if I would like to be artist in residence at the mill. The train station/house at the mill  She said they had a studio where I could stay and work and they would provide the meals and all the wool I could use. There was only one answer.  “Of course.” A dream come true.             The studio and the bunkhouse When we agreed on September I began setting the time aside. Pretty soon it seemed like everything was happening in September. Important...

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