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About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much

The J Word

I like to think I am a flexible centered soul.  Sometimes it is just not true.  My ego trips me up now and then.  It is so silly.  I know better.  You see, I might be goofy and go with … Continue reading

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Wear YOUR Words

I have had a lot of fun making cuffs. I like to think of positive messages to send out into the world. Sometimes silly messages work too. I am not great about being inspired to create what someone asks me … Continue reading

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Snuggled In

I have great expectations for 2014, but that doesn’t mean I need to race through each day like a madwoman. That madwoman racing has led me in strange directions I have come to realize. I journaled. I shoveled. I cooked. … Continue reading

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2014, You Will Be My October

I have a really good feeling about this year.  I do. It isn’t my typical rose colored glasses silver lining state of being either.  It is a practice of writing and noticing and looking back to see the power of … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift in the History of Ever

I was so excited this year that we raced home ahead of ice and snow to arrive safely for Christmas at Mom and Dad’s.  I know we would survive if weather or sickness kept us in KC, but I’m sure … Continue reading

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I Want to Hold Your Hand

Sometimes I get creatively stuck on repeat.  It isn’t always a bad thing.  I love each creative process.  Often I also enjoy photography of the process and the product which sometimes I like better than the product itself.  Sometimes there … Continue reading

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Famous

I think it is pretty interesting to hear my kids talk about fame and popularity.  Odd…what people are drawn to, don’t you think? I didn’t have posters of people I didn’t know that I was crazy about growing up.  I … Continue reading

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Sometimes it just takes a string of interesting chain reactions to cause me to pause and wonder just how off we are around here…in a good way this time…I think. We love big and loud and maybe overwhelming sometimes.  Pretty … Continue reading

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In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

Hot tea. Morning pages. Twinkling lights. Smooth jazz Christmas. Creative journal. For all the noise in my head and around me all through my days, they each start in such a lovely tranquil way. Every.single.day. I could linger here for … Continue reading

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Challenge!

I get lost sometimes… In a book In my closet In a project In my worries you know what I mean? If I’m not paying attention, time can just slip right by. This is why I make a lot of … Continue reading

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