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Art Unraveled and More

The past few weeks have been filled with art and friends. The annual Art Unraveled mixed-media art retreat was here in Phoenix. Linda Young always does a fabulous retreat here in town. She pays so much attention to detail and I know how happy the instructors are, as well as the students. Each year since

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Has it really been so long?

I’ve been so bad about blogging this year. It’s mid-March and so much is going on! First, an update on the wrist. I’m weaning off of the wrist splint and doing some strengthening exercises. As I type this, I have no splint on. It makes typing MUCH easier! I am able to write better, draw

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A great lesson

Published on January 7, 2009, by in family, friends, life.

A friend sent me this link and I just had to share it… What an example for peace and friendship! Watch CBS Videos Online

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Hi there

Published on December 12, 2008, by in art, friends, fun day.

Yes, it’s been quite a while. Sorry about that. If anyone is still reading, here are a few fun photos from my visit to the Desert Botanical Garden. Angie and I went to the Chihuly installation and were agape at most of the art. It was a lovely morning. Perfect Phoenix winter – in the

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Creative Every Day This Week

Wow. It’s been a busy week, filled with creative endeavors. There is so much to share! This first painting I worked on for several hours yesterday. It has been a work in progress for well over a year. It started as a grid-based painting, in which I added some garnet gel and some gesso for

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Face Lift

No, not me. And not the Musee d’Orsay (pictured to the left as some eye candy!) My blog! A big thanks to Tracey, owner of eeep! productions, my web designer. Tracey and I realized that it had been two years since I changed my blog up. TWO YEARS! That’s far too long for a site

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Art Unraveled Day 1

Yesterday was my first class at Art Unraveled. I’m only taking a few classes so I can recuperate between classes and I don’t end up completely exhausted. Yesterday’s class was Two Art Quilts Two with Jane LaFazio. Angie, Joanne and I all took it together, which was a nice surprise! It was a great way

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Joanne is in town

Published on August 3, 2008, by in friends, fun day.

Joanne is in town! She arrived safely from Michigan yesterday and called me for our evening together. Joanne is such a loving soul. I really enjoy spending time talking with her, sharing with her, and just being in the same room as her. It’s a lovely, relaxing and natural friendship. I’m blessed to have friends

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France Travel Journal – Final Installment

Published on July 25, 2008, by in drawing, journaling, travel.

Finally, we have reached the final “chapter” of our trip to France. Grab your cup of coffee and a croissant and enjoy! From Aix in Provence, we had a two-hour drive to Nice. Dave and I were both looking forward to a shorter trip than we had the day before. I was quite tired and

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Wylde Women Award

Published on July 25, 2008, by in friends, tag/meme.

The very talented and wonderfully supportive Kathy has awarded me the Wylde Women Award. Thanks Kathy! Here are the conditions of this stunning award: 1. You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between – it’s up to you. Make sure you link to their site in your post. 2.

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