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2012 Blog Update: Mid-Year

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Good Morning!  The year’s wings fly fast and furious, I can’t believe it’s the middle of July.  I woke up with blog thoughts on my mind.     I started out the year with major organization tasks and the goal to create a space … Continue reading

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Rebirth and Cactus Blossoms

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Spring sends us, collectively, gifts of new life.  Celebrate! My Wish for You:  “May there always be an angel by your side.”  ~unknown  

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Sunday Musings

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Thought I would start Sunday off with some tile designs.   Patterns are my latest drawing passion!  They are easy to draw, color on page gives joy, I am pulled to their simple order, and I can easily do one a day.   … Continue reading

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First Rose

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THREE QUOTES  from Silas Toball and Angi Sullins: “If wishes were wings this dreamer would fly.”  “Star Sisters–they live in the heavens and sprinkle star-spun ideas onto the eyes of waking dreamers.”  “She laughs, even in the dark, knowing her heart is … Continue reading

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Little Doll

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Sometimes goals find me.  Several weeks ago I saw this little doll at an antique mall shop.  I wasn’t looking for a doll, didn’t need a doll, didn’t want another doll.   HOWEVER, this doll kept calling out to me, “Take … Continue reading

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Drawing Lesson – Home Objects

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 Coffee cup designs, small objects, kitchen utensils, patterns: just draw. Pages from my sketchbook.  I used inexpensive paper, ballpoint pen, and small set of watercolors.  The goal was to keep the mind and hand busy with daily drawing exercises and … Continue reading

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Holiday – Paperwhites Follow-up

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    In my original post about growing Paperwhite flowers I said you needed four to six weeks.  I’m changing the time to at least six weeks.  I potted mine on November 4th and did not have blooms at Thanksgiving.  I … Continue reading

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22 – Gratitude List

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On another blog, a challenge was presented to list twenty-two things I am grateful for.   Season of thanks, this should be easy.  However, it turned out to be more difficult than I thought.  Who would think that this could be a “loaded” question.  How honest … Continue reading

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Alaskan Adventure – another story start

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No, I haven’t been to Alaska, but I grew up on stories of family members going there.  My father spent time in the early 1950’s mining platinum at Good News Bay, Alaska.  During that season, March through November, my father and … Continue reading

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Sketch Play: The Wedding

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Now that I have a new scanner, I can post more Sketch Play images.  Back in April 2010 I began painting small watercolors in a 10″x7″ sketchbook I titled “Take Joy”.  Lots of flowers, animals, leaves, children.  The goal was to … Continue reading

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