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What I’ve Been Reading: The Day the Crayons Quit

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What is a little boy to do when all of his crayons suddenly go on strike? Not only are his crayons feeling tired and overworked but others are feeling ignored and neglected. Through… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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To whom does the past belong? You might be surprised to discover that when it comes to the world of ancient artifacts and antiquities the most ethical answer may not be the best… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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Written with heart, humor and honesty Danielle Krysa’s book Creative Block is a refreshing and inspiring collection of interviews that delves into the creative processes of fifty successful artists. From illustrators to ceramicists,… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching

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I’ve never been a vengeful person but I am completely hooked on the devilishly well written TV series Revenge. In the show, Emily VanCamp portrays a young, intelligent, and beautiful socialite who is… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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It’s not often that a book will bring so many tears to my eyes that I have difficulty reading the pages, but the real life story of two enemies and a heroic act… Continue reading

Music is the Language of Memory

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The author Jodi Picoult said, “For better or for worse, music is the language of memory” and after conversing with friends the other day about live music concerts we had seen, I couldn’t… Continue reading

Hooked on Crochet

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I love to dabble in a wide variety of arts and crafts and when my creative spirit strikes, I usually dive right in and ask questions later.  So, with the bitter cold of… Continue reading

Joy of Baking

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The fall and winter have always been my favorite seasons for delighting in the creation, flavors and aromas of delicate and buttery baked goods. Every time I bake bread, cakes, cookies or pies… Continue reading

Photographic Eye

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In the last decade, the digital camera and personal home computer have changed the way we take and share our photographs. Modern technology has granted us the tools and freedom to capture, share… Continue reading

Puppy Love

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I was born and raised to be a dog lover. So it’s no surprise that my first “accidental” pet in adulthood won my heart faster than I could say the words, “I’m not… Continue reading

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