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The Fiber Art Program at UMass Dartmouth

  • Nancy Monson

I just finished up my post-baccalaureate certificate in fiber art at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. It was a magical year. Check out Fiber Art Now magazine for my article on the experience!read more

Pet Life

  • Nancy Monson
Spring/Summer 2016 Pet Life

I have two articles in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of USA Today’s Pet Life—one on crate training and the other on top puppy breeds. Plus there’s a picture of my beloved Zoey on page 8. It’s a nice publication, and this year they’re focusing exclusiv…read more

The Tribe

  • Nancy Monson
Fiber art
My final fiber art project at UMass Dartmouth depicting me and the other four members of my graduate studio, who gave me so much!

“I am [s]he and you are [s]he and we are all together.” ─Adapted from “I Am the Walrus” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Cotton, silk, felted mulberry paper (Joomchi), silk yarn, bark, seed beads I’ve recently finished a year in the Artisanry Depar…read more

Two Days of Fun in New York City with the Kids This Summer

  • Nancy Monson
A Future Foodie Tour from Sugartooth Tours in Action.

New York City beckons many of us to enjoy its sights, but it’s so vast that it’s often hard to home in on the perfect pastimes. Here are two days of ideas for the hottest things to do this summer that both kids and adults will enjoy—though be prepare…read more

Today is bring your dog to work day!

  • Nancy Monson
Here's my dog Zoey with me at work.

A survey by 3milliondogs.com reveals that 66% of American workers would be willing to take a pay cut in exchange for being allowed to bring their dog to work. Ninety-five percent of the 500+ people surveyed said they would be less stressed and 94% sa…read more

It Can Wait

  • Nancy Monson

A new AT&T survey has found that 70% of smartphone users are not only texting—they’re also surfing the web, tweeting, emailing, and doing other cell-phone related things while driving. That’s pretty scary, isn’t it? It’s illegal in most states to dri…read more