Flew the Coop Journal Page

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This page is actually a lighthearted tribute to my mom.  Most of the women of her day followed the expectation that they would settle down to marriage and family.  That is a fine choice, but my mother wanted more.  She … Continued

Vulnerability

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While I work, I listen to audio books.  Recently, I have been listening to “The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage” by Brene Brown.  I have also listened to her “Daring Greatly”  I know that both of … Continued

Citra Solv meets Zentangle

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I recently pulled out a stack of my National Geographic pages that had been altered by spraying on concentrated Citra Solv, an environmentally friendly, all purpose cleaner.  I looked carefully at each page to see what picture was “revealed”.  I … Continued

Diaper Bag from Vintage Materials

I recently made an “owlish” diaper bag for my daughter as a baby shower gift.  It is made from a vintage golden nubby bedspread, vintage orange/brown corduroy, vintage crochet table runner, and vintage buttons.  It is lined with fabric from … Continued

Global Change

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“Remind yourself every day that you are here on earth for a reason.  You have talents and qualities that can bring goodness to others.  A kind smile, a good word, a loving gesture – simple things that can change people.” … Continued

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