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Archive of: February, 2021

Time, Tide, and the Rehabilitation of the Sylvina W. Beal: A New Apprentice
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Time, Tide, and the Rehabilitation of the Sylvina W. Beal: A New Apprentice

Last winter Mary Kay helped KD and I apply to the MCC for another Last winter Mary Kay helped KD and I apply to the MCC for another Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant. These grants are awarded to master artists to take on apprentices and teach them about traditional skills not offered in a typical academic setting. We were very grateful to find out that we had been awarded the grant in January. This time KD is named as my apprentice for the Sylvina W. Beal’s rehabilitation.

Time, Tide, and the Rehabilitation of the Sylvina W. Beal
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Time, Tide, and the Rehabilitation of the Sylvina W. Beal

Here on the marsh at the edge of the Essex River, the ebb and flow of the tide is central to our life and work. While it is true that “time and tide wait for no man,” sometimes just when it seems the time is right, we are faced with the wrong tide. In those moments it is important to take a breath, reassess, and remember that there will be other tides and better times.

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