It’s me, Miranda Hope Shea, once again returning to report on Camp Now, Crealitation, and bit about my world. I have been working remotely this Summer, after a long semester away at school. I’ve been helping push Crealitation forward, as well as working at Stanton Home: a place for adults living with disabilities. This combination has been truly enlightening.
This is Mae, greeting you from Camp Now headquarters, as I settle in for my second week as part of the community. I am a 17 year old artist, student, and farmer, living and working in the vibrant Hudson Valley. I spend a lot of my head space exploring photography, planning extravagant ideas, pretending like I can play my ukulele, and running an online screen printing shop where I sell and print my own graphic t-shirts. When I am not doing those things, I am usually tending to the goings on at Little Seed Gardens (my family farm in Chatham, N.Y.), teaching classes and leading field trips at an after school sexuality education program called Wisebodies (also located in Chatham), or, as of these last two weeks, brainstorming and crealitating with the Camp Now crew.
It’s Hazel, writing from Providence, RI again. When I last wrote in March, I was musing about change (perhaps because a few days before my birthday, I was a bit apprehensive about hitting my second decade mark). Now, almost two months later, I am back and ready to share with you my state of mind in the stressful time of year known to college students as “Finals”.
"Today my assignment was to help our resident Art Fairy in training, Louise Dharma Moon Kieraldo (L.D.M.K.), write a blog post. She’s been home with a nasty bug all week and is only now starting to feel better. I happened to catch her after an after-school nap for an interview. The transcript is below along with evidence of a rather lovely story she wrote. Happy reading…"