Category Archives: art

Confessions of An Online Class Junkie

I love taking those short classes online that are only a few hours or days. There, I said it out loud, I’m addicted. I’ve paid a few bucks for them, get to learn a new technique in something that might … Continue reading

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Peering Into the Future and Playing In The Present

This is the time of year where almost every one I know has been making their yearly business/life plans and goals and I find I’m over here flopping around trying to figure out what the hell I want to do … Continue reading

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So Long 2014, Hello 2015

It’s that time of year where it seems absolutely everyone is making the end of year list. The what I made, what I accomplished, what I learned and what happened in the world lists. I’ve been thinking about this for … Continue reading

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Where To Now Saint Peter

That is the question Elton John posed in this song on his album Tumbleweed Connection. After re-listening to it, I really related to the line “I understand I’m on the road where all that was is gone, so where to … Continue reading

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Creative Rewind With A Twist

I’ve found that sometimes the best way to go forward with my artistic endeavors, is to go back. I guess that’s one of the reasons why I keep going back to knitting, and periodically to crochet. Both of them have … Continue reading

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The Void Between

I’ve been trying to figure out what to call this feeling of uncertainty and lethargy, that I’ve been going through and have only been able to come up with a void. It is not a new place, I’ve been here … Continue reading

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Just Start, dammit!

That was just part of the internal conversation this morning. The mental gyrations of do I start with making an apron, or a bag or do I just mediate about what I want to do with my business and what … Continue reading

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Ch..ch..changes

That is certainly what could be said of last year. It seems like everything in my world changed, mostly for the better. The biggest event was that we moved into our home, that had been in the works for 12 … Continue reading

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Art, Craft, Music, Volunteering and A Whole Lot Of Fun

What does art, craft, music, volunteering and fun have to do with fiber? Well, directly, not much. But because it has a whole lot to do with me, and what’s going on in my life right now, it has everything … Continue reading

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