She totally rocks, is totally cool, so artistic-yup, she amazes the hell out of me. Rereading the article and seeing the pictures of her freeform tapestry work never ceases to amaze me. Go read about her, look at her work-remember, just wool yarn and a hook and an imagination. Truly OOAK stuff too. (Look at baby Jules too-that's her grandbaby and yes, she did the name blanket freeform, just as she went along).
Here's a sample of her "no pattern, just a hook, some wool yarn and her imagination"-one of my favorite pieces:
And yes, that's a lifesize doll she made of herself (check out the pic of it at the bottom of the article), freeform of course and yes, she does look like Rhea Perlman-no denying it, although she argues the point that she doesn't so strongly, I suspect that I am certainly not the only one who has ever mentioned it-so ha! I have seen many other family photos and the resemblance isn't as strong, but sorry Tina, it's there.