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Welcome to the HOPAH. What does it mean? It's an old American Indian word that translates to "The Great Spirit will smile on those who spend money here."
Not really.

Actually, it's the name of my studio, and was inspired by a quote from A. A. Milne's THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Winnie the Pooh was having some difficulty making up a song for his friend Piglet. "But it isn't easy, because Poetry and Hums aren't things which you get, they're things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you."

Pretty insightful for a Bear of Very Little Brain.


So, the HOPAH, the House Of Poetry And Hums, is where Creativity can find me.

The HOPAH is nestled among redwood trees in the…

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  • Born on June 25
  • Joined March 15, 2009

Favorite materials

paper, found objects, twine, ink, pencil, semiprecious stones, natural elements like rocks, moss, branches and roots

About

Welcome to the HOPAH. What does it mean? It's an old American Indian word that translates to "The Great Spirit will smile on those who spend money here."
Not really.

Actually, it's the name of my studio, and was inspired by a quote from A. A. Milne's THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER. Winnie the Pooh was having some difficulty making up a song for his friend Piglet. "But it isn't easy, because Poetry and Hums aren't things which you get, they're things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you."

Pretty insightful for a Bear of Very Little Brain.


So, the HOPAH, the House Of Poetry And Hums, is where Creativity can find me.

The HOPAH is nestled among redwood trees in the mountains, just off the coast of Big Sur California.

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