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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Farewell, Tasha Tudor

It's hard to tell how much the world will slow down to notice that a woman who felt no need to move with the times is no longer with us. Tasha Tudor, author, illustrator, gardener, mother, maker of dolls and dollhouses, and a women who just seemed to have the inside track on how to live a wonderful life with very little, died yesterday at the age of 92. The LA Times has a wonderful obit that fills in some interesting details of her life, but the most telling detail is in this quote from Tudor herself:
"I believe in moderation in all things, except gardening and antique collecting."
I wish I could have known her. I bet I would have learned a lot.

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3 comments:

Kathryn/plantwhateverbringsyoujoy.com said...

Thank you so much for bringing this passing to our attention. Appreciated. What a lovely cover to have included as a tribute.

happybunny said...

What a truly inspirational woman. I must confess i had not heard of her before reading your post but really enjoyed reading the tribute to her and all about her life.
Living to a ripe old age of 92 she knew the right way to live for sure.
Thanks for sharing.

Philip Bewley said...

Hi,
Yes, she was very special. She found her bliss!
Best,
Philip

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