Prunella Vulgaris's compendium, or: A companion for the ingenious of either sex. The newest experiments in japanning, to imitate the Indian way, plain and in speckles, rockwork, figures, &c. The art of persuming and beautifying. Divers receipts in physick and surgery, with many other useful things. To make enamel of divers colours for gold, silver, or other metals. To which are added, many curiosities, and rare secrets, known to few, but very profitable and pleasant.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
a beautiful shell for all to see
A few cups of coffee, a weekend of walking under evergreens by waterfalls, and hospitality given and received. Among the processing of the messedupness, there is time to laugh and just be, safe in the presence of others with whome there's history of one kind or another without needing to feel like I need to hide beneath the coils, swirls and twists.