Playing with Stones: Building an Inuksuk

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Inuksuk: defined as something which acts for, or performs the function of a person.

Everyday as I gaze out my kitchen window, I  look upon a stone work of art that I love and is meaningful. This organic, unique and beautiful Inuksuk sculpture was  built by hand by my husband and youngest son.  They hunted together for the perfect stones to build it in the Pocono Mountain region of Pennsylvania and hauled them home.  It is constructed without mortar or any kind of support.  It is a marvel of engineering from the natural world.  The stones are nestled ingeniously, much like a puzzle, and stacked into a delicately balanced one-of-a-kind sculpture. Continue reading