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Counting our blessings and whatnot

I have heard it takes 30 days to create a habit.  After 30 days of practice, it is supposed to be easier to do whatever it is you are practicing than to not do it.  In 2010, I decided to … Continue reading

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Along this guided path…

I really absolutely adore so many things about creating these leather cuffs with just the right words someone might want to wear.  I love that it all began with the right words for my son when he was really struggling.  … Continue reading

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Trusting the process.

I had BIG plans for this canvas.  It was going to be a bit more multimedia than I’ve done and a background with a meaningful message for me.  Yes!  Only, I got stuck…right here.  I didn’t have the words yet, … Continue reading

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Epic summer

We loved this story of The Leaf Men by William Joyce. Who wouldn’t want to root for the Doodle Bug Guild? “Tiny of body but brave of heart, we always finish what we start.” It is very similar to the … Continue reading

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Time again…

I break rules quite often…when it makes sense anyway.  Not speeding ( well, not usually), certainly not littering, name calling is kept to a minimum, but the purpose of each type of social media seems a bit insignificant to me so … Continue reading

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Good Work Feeds My Soul

This is the logo for my latest adventure. It is really more like going public with a lifelong adventure, but there it is, none the less. I figured out that for me, painting, creating, playing, MAKING in one way or … Continue reading

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The Simple Joy of Food

It is not surprising that the long and winding road that led me back to my keyboard had something to do with food…and my children. It might have a little bit to do with the  fact that I am avoiding … Continue reading

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Flippin Clippers

grrrrrr… Is a haircut really such a big deal? yes. I KNOW! It’s just…we get to this point where it is TOTALLY time to either trim or braid or something. They HATE combing/brushing…anything. ok. I get it. I retired the … Continue reading

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I’m Concerned

How often does a problem go unnoticed until it invades our personal world…our comfort zone? A lot I suppose. My world has been full of young people and urban education and democracy and social justice for many many years. This … Continue reading

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Please.

Your presence is not welcome. Tis the season, you know? I have things to do. We have places to go. Every time I turn around, there you are…you and your gift. I did not ask for this. In fact, I … Continue reading

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