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2017-06-19 04:26 pm

can’t stop the signal

they can try all they want to keep us down • we won’t be silenced

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is 3 3/4″ tall & 1 1/2″ wide


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-06-12 01:13 pm

sweat, tears, or the sea

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. – Isak Dinesen

sometimes the way to deal with the overwhelming horribleness is to do a thing about it • sometimes we need to take time to mourn • sometimes we just need to get away

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i traded for the bluegreen glass donut with a friend of mine from colorado • she got lip balm • it works

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is just under 3″ tall

• & about an inch wide at its widest point


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-06-05 01:10 pm

keepin cool

sometimes you gotta take a break from the resistance • just to keep cool • marching’s hot work • sit down & have a drink of something cool

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i found the seaglass while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is just about 2″ tall

• the copper u is a little over 2″ wide

• & the creek glass is about 1″ wide


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-05-15 12:54 pm

fight the good fight

I’ve always believed that all you need is one man to make a difference. To stand up when others are told to sit down. To speak loudly for those who have no voice. And to fight the good fight.”

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i traded for the beads, with a friend of mine from Colorado

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is just about 4 1/2″ tall

• & about 2 1/4″ wide at its widest point


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-05-08 01:48 pm

let kindness be your defiant resistance

(but remember that ‘kind’ isn’t the same as ‘nice’ • & it sure doesn’t mean being a pushover)

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i was gifted the purple beads by a friend of mine

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is just about 4″ tall

• & the copper u is 1 1/2″ wide


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-04-24 05:14 pm

you are super great

and faces are high in protein • super great

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• i picked up the steel wire from the side of the road

• the rock came from somewhere along the banks of Fountain Creek in Fountain, Colorado


size • the shark tooth-shaped rock is 1 1/4″ wide

• the steel u is 2″ across

• the whole piece is 3 1/4″ tall


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-01-21 07:30 pm

a little more knowledge lights our way

i’ve learned so much • from women of colour, queer folk, disabled people • their knowledge is not comfortable • but it is necessary • find them & listen • & learn

$10 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • the jar had jelly in it once • it was really tasty jelly

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• the beads are from an old necklace my roommate gave me to take apart


size • the lantern is 3.75″ high (not counting the handle) • & almost three inches across at the top


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2017-01-21 06:55 pm

til the end of the line

two of my favourite Nazi-punchers • together til the end of the line

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i found the seaglass while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living


size • the entire piece is just about 1.75″ tall • & 2.5″ wide


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2016-04-26 09:25 pm

today we are cancelling the apocalypse

okay we’re not facing kaiju • they might be easier? • but there’s a lot of us working together here • we can do this

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i found the bone piece while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado

• i bartered for the wood beads with a friend in pennsylvania, trading some of my soap

• the red glass beads were another barter, with a friend in pueblo

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• i found the heavy steel wire along the side of the road


size • the entire piece is about 4″ tall

• the heavy steel wire piece is 2.25″ across

• the bone piece is just about 2″ tall


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2016-04-26 08:44 pm

roadside trash

they think we’re trash • worthless • we might as well die • it’s not like we’re even people

(disabled people • queer people • PoC • so many of us • for so many reasons)

this is made from trash & shit i picked up off the ground • from what they think of us • turns out we clean up kinda nice • & make some danmed gorgeous art

$10 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i gathered the seaglass, bone, & ceramic piece while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass

• the center bottom piece (i am not even sure what to call it?) is the end from which sprang a bundle of copper wire

• i found the heavy steel wire & washers along the side of the road

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• the tiny bone beads are from a necklace which once belonged to my aunt, my mother’s sister


size • about 8″ top to bottom (not counting the hook at the top)

• the larger piece of seaglass is roughly 1.5″ across

• the bone is 2.25″ long (the ceramic piece is .5″ shorter)


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2016-03-06 10:35 pm

rogue one

imperfect & flawed • a ragtag group of heroes • they didn’t survive • but they did what had to be done • let’s learn from this

$10 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i found the seaglass while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass

• the driftwood was gifted to me by a friend who collected it on a beach in california

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• i bartered for the wood beads with a friend in pennsylvania, trading some of my soap

• the red glass beads were another barter, with a friend in pueblo


size • the entire piece is about six inches long

• the driftwood piece is just over two inches wide

• the seaglass is an inch and a half long by an inch wide at its widest


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2016-03-06 10:22 pm

sometimes we laugh (sometimes we cry)

sometimes we laugh because otherwise we’d be crying • resistance is hard • it’s work & it’s heartbreaking • sometimes we gotta laugh • sometimes we gotta cry

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • i found the seaglass while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• wrapping the really thin wire like this is tedious but wow does it wind up looking cool


size • the entire piece is just over five inches wide • & about three inches long

• the middle piece of seaglass is an inch tall

• i am pretty sure you can figure out the rest from there • more or less


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.

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2016-03-06 07:52 pm

water is life

water is life • how … how could it not be? • how … how could water not be a basic human right?

$5 from this will go to the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico • trans people being kinda liminal & all • seemed appropriate


materials • this is an interesting piece of seaglass • possibly it’s a sort of ceramic instead • in any case i found it while mudlarking along the banks of fountain creek in colorado • technically i suppose it’s creek glass • or creek ceramic • but nobody would know what i meant

• the copper wire was gifted to me by my brother-in-law, who salvages it from the generators he repairs for a living

• i hammered the larger wire flat & then spent a while wrapping the tiny thin wire around & around & around

• that part was pretty fiddly i’ll admit


size • the loop is about 2″ across • more or less

• the seaglass is a little over an inch wide by a little under an inch high


Originally published at The Vagabond Tabby. You can comment here or there.