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Creative Christmas

When we were living in Brasil back in 2008-2009, I got many opportunities to stretch my creativity.  One of my favorite times was at Christmas. Since Christmas falls right in the middle of summer, it feels more like the Fourth

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Fitting in

Do you ever feel like you just don’t fit in? Like everybody else has got some secret knowledge that let’s them know just what to say and when to say it, while you stand there feeling awkward and alone? Of

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Enjoy the process…

This Friday night is the fourth annual Enjoy the process coloring contest to go along with the Kids night theme at the Beets, Beats & Eats farmers market in Ortonville.  WooHoo! The idea is simple. Simply fill in this shape………

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Hope is an orientation…

*Thanks to Hiro Boga for posting this on FaceBook yesterday.* “Hope is an orientation of the spirit, an orientation of the heart. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense regardless

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Performing at the FIA

My lady friend, Jill Stodola and I went to the Happy Hour at the Flint Institute of Arts last night. We went in the hopes to practice talking about our books and get some XP points. We were pleasantly surprised

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You gain strength…

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have live through this horror. I can take the next thing that

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Feelin’ Groovy

I had this song stuck in my head this week. It’s so sweet, with such a lovely, easy beat. It inspired me to slow down, ease up a bit and really pay attention to the beautiful world all around me.

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BB&E, CreekFest update

I know I told you I was stepping back from my DDA responsibilities as Promo chair, but if you remember, I ALSO told you that I was still going to do a bit of volunteering. After all, I still live

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School’s Out

Remember that feeling of freedom?! That open feeling of endless possibilities out in front of you?! Yeah, summer’s here! So what do you want to do with it, my friendly blog reader? I’d love to read your ideas in the

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Do you have the patience….

You don’t have to do it all. You don’t have to please anyone but yourself. You just have to be here right now. Don’t let the stress of what you think you ‘have’ to do destroy the joy and energy

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