Its a heart wrenching  sight let me tell you.  When I wake on a strange Monday morning in  deletist Thought Police mode, all my books scramble for cover. They KNEW, just KNEW today was the day. Selected for recycling and make over is Bones of Contention.

This book was over 10 months in the making believe it or not.  It began life as a treatise on bones used to support Darwin (proved to be fake), became an altered book, then a completely remade book (9 months work was pulped and made into this) NOW its going to be something else again - mail art. So when you get a piece of strange looking paper pulp with one of these, know that it was a book before.

Know too that nothing is ever lost, it is born to be remade.

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Comment by cheryl penn on February 4, 2011 at 1:25pm
No bones to pick with you D.W. :-)
Comment by De Villo Sloan on February 2, 2011 at 6:51pm
cp-sa bone to run. got banned from gb blogs so boning up on ma boeks
Comment by cheryl penn on February 1, 2011 at 7:28pm
Angie - watch your back garden when she does this - it looks eeek for quite a bit while all the bones dry :-))) Or go on safari - that way you get to pick up dried bones. Tell her I said thank you :-)
Comment by cheryl penn on February 1, 2011 at 6:58pm

Dark Wall, I'll deal with you  later!!! :-) Just because I had nothing to do all day - (kidding - right?) I started the mail art - here's some - to all the people on this blog - D.W. do you have an address or are you just outlying?

Comment by De Villo Sloan on February 1, 2011 at 2:00pm

CPSA - turning something this incredible in2 mailart is pretty nice. do u do it pro-bone-o? DV gets peeples garbage & roadkill & thinks its xmas every day. time for glimmer boys blood change. CP-SA i luv when ur assertive. i think its getting hot in here. need 2 get sum air

Comment by cheryl penn on February 1, 2011 at 10:06am
Hello you lot - nice to see you all together at the Bone-a-part party. Dark Wall :-) Now YOU leave Glimmer Boy alone!!!  Play nicely everyone!!!  Marie - I dont know if the bones will get through customs - sniffer dogs and all.  They are bones from all creatures great and small :-) The thigh bones took FOREVER to dry... I have to keep those for something else.
Comment by De Villo Sloan on February 1, 2011 at 1:58am
MW from france. it feels like we're at the sor-bone. sa = south africa. yer holes precede u. theyre known far & wide. do u have adress? maybe u can send me yours
Comment by Marie Wintzer on February 1, 2011 at 1:28am

Throw me a bone, throw me a bone!!

DW you make me laugh, just saw your comment on DV's blog too. What does SA stand for?

Comment by De Villo Sloan on February 1, 2011 at 12:36am
CP-SA - this is a bone-ified work of art & your writing is a bone-us. glimmer boy blew a gasket over that busted cell phone. i came over here where the conversation is more pleasant & there's nicer things to look at
Comment by Marie Wintzer on January 31, 2011 at 11:48pm

Oh wow, look at that skull!! What "kind" of bones are those? This is amaaazing. Break me up a piece of that, please Cheryl!

PS* is that a paper you made yourself?

PS2* "workers who talk more than they work", laugh!!

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