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On the Mount Carroll community memoir project

Patty and I did two introductory meetings last weekend, and signed up 16 people to take part in workshops. I took some photos at the second meeting on Monday evening, intending to post some of them here, but I used the wrong camera setting and all of them were too blurry. Technology, eh?

We're going to do another couple of presentations in libraries in Carroll County over the next few weeks. The first actual workshop will be held this coming Saturday. The workshops are short - just two hours - but the participants don't know yet that in Patty they are going to get the best bloody writing coach they could ever hope to have a workshop with.

My job is to carry the bags and sharpen the pencils, I think. Not really: I'll be consulting with each participant over the photos they bring in, and giving them advice about which ones will look best when transferred to the light panels. As a reminder, here once again is a proposed rendering of how the light panel will look outside the Owen Miles Museum, after the photos and texts have been printed onto the surface of the panels:

Click on the image to embiggen it. Obviously there isn't actually snow on the ground at the moment in northwestern Illinois: I took the picture of the building back in winter.
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