My Favorite Things for the Week of November 23, 2009

November 24, 2009

I plan to post a list of my favorite things and people each week – both new discoveries and old favorites. On to my favorites for this week: Comedian: Mike Birbiglia – I discovered Mike Birbiglia while listening to NPR on the way to meet a friend for coffee. He was telling a story about […]

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Kara’s Reliquary Banner is Live: Created by Callista311 from Etsy

November 18, 2009

My lovely new banner was created by Callista311, a wonderful Etsy seller. Callista also designed the banner for my travel blog, Bay Leaves. The photos in the banner were all taken by my husband, Stephen Bay, of Bay Images.

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Welcome to Kara’s Reliquary

November 9, 2009

A reliquary is a receptacle for keeping or displaying sacred relics. A relic is a surviving memorial of something past. Kara’s Reliquary will be a vessel to store my words and thoughts about a whole host of subjects. Despite the lofty name, topics may be mundane and sometimes humorous. I just need a place to […]

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A Wedding by the Book: My Wedding “Bookquet”

September 1, 2003

This article, about the bridal “bookquet” I carried in my July 2003 wedding, appeared in the September/October 2003 issue of Somerset Studio Magazine. The magazine can be ordered as a back issue from Somerset’s website. The photographs in the article were taken by my husband, Stephen Bay. The text from the article is below. The […]

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The Boy and the Pearl: An Artist’s Book Inspired by Daniel Pearl

April 15, 2003

The fable, The Boy and the Pearl, was inspired by journalist Daniel Pearl. Rather than using his murder to fuel hatred and divisiveness, the reaction of his family and friends was to celebrate his life and promote the values that were important to him: cross-cultural understanding through music and communication. The Boy and the Pearl […]

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Scared of the Bugs: An Artist’s Book

November 18, 2002

Scared of the Bugs is a little artist’s book I created in 2002. It is just a funny little book with a poem and a story about spiders. It also has two flaps that open up to a big picture of a scary spider. The softcover book (really more of a booklet) is covered in […]

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