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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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Craft Show Imposed Finishitis

It’s that time of year when not only myself, but thousands of other artists are getting ready for holiday craft shows, in the hopes of making a couple of bucks so we too can buy presents. In my case I’m … 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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Ch-ch-changes

It’s been a long time coming. I’ve had this feeling that things needed to be different, the nagging feeling that I couldn’t quite put my finger on, that something’s got to give. I’ve been mulling over all the┬áchanges I’d like … Continue reading

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Review, Renew and Go Forth Boldly into 2014

I have to admit it, I never have been very good at looking at the past, analyzing what went wrong, and what did go right over the past year. I know a number of people who do this every year, … Continue reading

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Back on the Fiber Train Again

One thing I’ve realized about myself is, I have lots of cycles in my creative life. Last fall, it was sewing. I sewed tote bags, toys for my grandkids for Christmas, clothing for myself, curtains for my son’s bedroom. The … 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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