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International Women’s Day {Global Celebration Begins in the Heart}

Today is International Women’s Day. I have been considering how I wanted to celebrate women and womanhood for the last couple of months.  And when I looked up today, I felt like I got here empty handed. I have no … Continue reading

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A Cup Full of Gratitude: Tea Bag Momma

Last night as I sat down on my big purple chair in the center of my studio, I felt a something wash over me and whispered to myself, “I am happy.”  I didn’t mean just in that moment, but in … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line: Embracing Death with Creativity

Over dinner with a friend, nearly a month ago, I pondered over the connections between creativity and death.  She had just watched a movie about a Japanese man who took a job assisting with death rites, and our conversation spiraled into … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Napper

As the sun sets this evening, twilight’s honey-tones grow grey with a misty haze which falls slowly over the neighborhood.  My mind is still wrapped in gauzy dream-scraps spun earlier, as I took day-long refuge under the covers.  I hadn’t planned … Continue reading

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