• Sable Bellew

    september and october

    stills from home

    October 8, 2020
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    My dad has picked up airbrushing over the last month. He told me this morning that he’s expecting a new acrylic green in the mail. At night, after work, Dad has been going out to his barn, a tall-ceilinged open workspace with a kiln, most of a canoe, glassblowing materials, some miscellaneous wood—and metal-working equipment. […]

    cybernetic serendipity

    art in times of panic

    October 1, 2020
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    Escapism demands more of me these days. It used to be enough to open Netflix. There’d be some decades-old program with just enough of a nostalgic ember burning for me to huddle around, warming me into gentle numbness. But the world has changed, my mind’s a bit jumpier, and I take my escapes as they […]

    loosening the reins

    musings of a (former?) horse girl

    September 24, 2020
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    I learned to fall off a horse before I learned to stay in the saddle. Once, during a lesson, Mom put a $5 bill under my butt and told me that I could keep it if I could stay seated while my horse cantered around the arena. When your horse trots, you should stand up […]