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A Button Tree!

Last spring, five lovely ladies joined me over the course of six weeks to explore tools for healing and growth. We so enjoyed our discussions that we decided to keep meeting. Using Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements, as the … Continue reading

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Apple #39

This apple (second in the New Zealand Beach Trio) was fun because it reminded me that we can visualize and imagine and predict and prepare and plan all we want, but we don’t ever know what we’re going to discover, … Continue reading

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Play First, Work Later? Puhleese!

Julia Cameron has been one of my mentors for a very long time. I have worked through her 12 week program, outlined in The Artist’s Way, several times–alone and in pairs, triads and larger groups. It never gets old; there’s … Continue reading

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And sometimes our artistic creations turn out even BETTER than planned

This is the view from my bedroom window. This is a rainy day picture because I didn’t seize the moment to snap a shot the other day when the sun was streaming in the window so beautifully, but that’s beside … Continue reading

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And sometimes our artistic creations don’t go exactly as planned

When we moved into our current home, the view from my kitchen window was of the neighbour’s garage. Nice neighbours. Ugly garage. Since I spend so much time in my kitchen, I wanted to see something beautiful when I looked … Continue reading

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Creativity doesn’t have to be this HUGE thing

Too often, I think we hear the word, creativity, through a filter of novels written, paintings hung, dances performed, plays produced. Creativity is more – and considerably less – than that. What we create does not matter in the least … Continue reading

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What? Two creations in as many weeks?

Yup! Tricked myself again! This gift was created to go into a scrapbook a friend’s daughter was compiling to celebrate her mom’s 50th birthday. Actually, I shared a funny story about this friend way back in the early days of … Continue reading

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