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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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Calling It Done

For the past month or so I’ve been working on a sewing project. It’s one of those free form things that could go on and on, ad nauseam. My enthusiasm for it started when I saw this very cool denim … 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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Birth Of A Rug Weaver

Yes, I know it sounds rather dramatic, but it took longer to make this little piece of rug than it took for me to birth my son. It started over a year ago when I asked the membership of Black … Continue reading

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Going Mobile

Summer of 1972, at the ripe old age of 21, I packed up my Volvo 122 with camping gear, grabbed my favorite cassette tape, Who’s Next and set off for Montana to see my grandmother. I wasn’t sure how much … 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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Swimming Upstream

That’s what it feels like, like I’m trying to swim upstream. I’ve made the big decision, to quit my volunteer jobs, to follow my bliss, to create for myself. I had the wonderful elation (for like 10 minutes) of contacting … 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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