pulp dreams

so many people are suffering with colds
and flu
and i am sniffle free.
so far--
so, on saturday i took this great shot 
of what a papermaker dreams about.
 egyptian cotton 
a banner that i loved in the foyer at slu.
somehow a huge loon and beautiful cotton pulp 
stew together in my heart
and i think of all the art that comes from physical
material experience.
matter, matteria, material
there's no coincidence that 
papermakers call this stuff STUFF.
i am in a mindset to make