Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

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Home again from Artfest 2011

I have not returned home from an Artfest so refreshed and inspired. I attribute it to my awesome traveling companion, staying off campus, and the great energy that came from the classes I took. Day 1:  Soldered Mosaic Lavalliere by Kecia Deveney We made the coolest pendants from old plates. This marked my first use

Detach Attach

In constant flux, just when I feel connected, it’s time to let go. I’m talking about people, groups, whatever. I have 2 constants, my relationship with God and my family. Everything else seems subject to change. I’m just mourning the loss of friends and teachers, wondering what will come next. Detach. I get excited about things, relationships,


After much prayer and seeking this past month, God has given me a verse for 2008: Hebrews 12:1-2 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race

Life Collage

The ecology teaching went great on Thursday. We made a craft without purchasing supplies using the ornament idea from Bella Dia. Lazer tag was extremely fun last night. My birthday girl was high score shooter for 2 of the 3 games we played. And a very fun discovery was made this morning during my son’s Christmas