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A Chair Fit for an Artist

Does your furniture make you giggle? Does it bring joy to your heart when you look at it? And if not, why not? This chair does that for me since I sewed a new slipcover for it. I love the contrast … Continue reading

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Do the Thing

“You do it because the doing of it is the thing. The doing is the thing. The talking and worrying and thinking is not the thing. This is what I know.” — Amy Poehler, Yes Please. I didn’t write these … Continue reading

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“Never miss a chance to use the restroom,” and other things my grandparents taught me

Never miss a chance to use the restroom. Don’t eat in the same genre of restaurant twice in one day. Stay curious. Fight for what’s important. Make art. Respect the individuality of your offspring. Sometimes a weed is really a … Continue reading

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(Fight Procrastination Day), or: The road to hell is paved with lettuce.

Oh Lettuce, you tempter. I have such good intentions for you: crisp salads, savory BLT sandwiches, fresh wraps and bright garnishes. But, alas, there you are, sitting in the fridge withering along with my good intentions. Worse yet, dear Lettuce, … Continue reading

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Can’t find your creativity? Try cleaning up.

There’s an old saying: If you can’t find something, tidy up. I recently discovered that this wisdom applies to creativity as much as it does to finding lost keys. There’s something about clearing out, sorting, and organizing that nudges my … Continue reading

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