And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
“Little Gidding” T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
I am almost finished with my altered book. This book is the central piece of my thesis for graduate school, and it explores my literal and metaphorical search for my birth mother. I used a combination of collage, paint, and writing, to alter a book called “Healing Waters.” Here are a few pages from the book – enjoy!