Sunday, February 2, 2014

Boy, Am I Outta Whack...

I don't want to get into it:  how confused I seem to be.  I mean really off. 
Nevertheless, here I am with a hat on.  And I made it.



sigh.  I made it by hand, while I sat by Mom's bed the last few days of her life.  
It took days and days and that was good.  


So now I can finally join Judith's Hat Attack!  whoo-hoo.  See you there.




11 comments:

  1. I am honored that you shared the beautiful hat that you made at your mother's bedside during the last few days of her life. Hat Attack welcomes you!

    I am so sorry for your loss and understand your confusion. 'Outta Whack' is the perfect way to put it.

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    1. Thanks Judith, for having an event where I can wear it. I wasn't planning on mentioning anything about its provenance, and then when I saw it again, it hit me, wham.

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  2. Dear Pao, please be gentle with yourself. Your loss has given your world a different shape; the confusion is part of mourning. I lost my Mum 6.5 years ago, I still sometimes feel I can't quite get my head around it (she was 53; I was 28; my eldest daughter was one year old). Your hat is wonderful.

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  3. The hat is spectacular and the story behind it wonderful.
    Give it time, you'll come to love that hat with all your heart. xxx

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  4. I'm glad you have such a hat to wrap protectively around your weary head. The fog will lift. You've had a slow shock, the saddest one of all. I'm glad you find little sparkles of energy like the one it took to take this photo. Beautiful you.

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  5. Have patience with yourself, dear Pao. The fog is temporary and it will blow away eventually. You look comforted in your sweet hat. Big hugs!

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  6. Darling Pao ... so sorry you feel dreadful. Can't assure you when it will pass, but can wish you a speedy recovery. Please get plenty of rest, be kind to yourself, try do things that make you feel better. Can you spoil yourself a little? Thinking of you. It sucks to lose a parent, or any loved one.

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  7. Pao, so nice to see a link from you- we've missed you at Style imitating art! I love your beautiful hat- you are so clever. I am sorry that it is associated currently with sad memories but then at the same time, like Vix said, I hope you come to love it for the same reason x

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  8. Your hat is beautiful. Thank you sharing it. Sending much, much love. I think we all understand and support. Xxoo

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  9. Your hat is beautiful. Thank you sharing it. Sending much, much love. I think we all understand and support. Xxoo

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  10. It's an awesome hat. I'm so sorry to hear about your Mum, but I'm glad you were able to be with her in her last days. I think that's a very special time, even if it is sad. I know your Mum was happy to have you with her, and that you were still creating.

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