Alae used to be an obscure crossword puzzle clue, back when the late Eugene T. Maleska was constructing them for the NY TImes.
It means wings, and I am using it to title the last 2 posts for my Birds of a Feather trunk pics.
Here’s Part I
of II. of III (I have decided to add a Part III, using a format suggested by a commenter on the eCommerce Interim Report post),
The Hippo (“Rest Stop”) and the Woodpecker (“Woodpecker Hollow”) canvases are among the latest designs from Birds of a Feather. The ones you see here were just painted, and arrived at Needlepoint Land yesterday.