Catching Fireflies

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Tag Archives: art

Never Too Old For Art Redo

I posted this in September. Not very long ago, I know. But it seems every day I am reminding of this. So, I thought I would toss this back into the blogosphere in case it rang true with you as well. 🙂 I think many people allow life to get in the way of their …

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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Never Too Old For Art

I think many people allow life to get in the way of their creativity. Set aside the lofty dreams to be an author or a renowned painter or an actor. Life doesn’t just derail us from big dreams, but from the every day creativity that so many people thrive on. I don’t have any official …

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The Gift of Inspiration

I had a great birthday this year. I took and passed my certification exam that weekend. Though I wouldn’t know I actually passed until later that week, I found myself with a shocking amount of downtime when my birthday rolled around because I didn’t have to study. We had a lounge-y, quiet few days. I …

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Monday Morning Pick-me-up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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When Art Calls Your Name

I have started to pay more attention to creativity in all its various forms. Things which in the past I would have thought were merely neat, I am starting to see as various forms of artistic expression. I am a person who has trouble making a good stick figure, so visual arts have always been …

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Glorious Mistakes

The other day I was lucky enough to come across this video of a commencement speech given by author Neil Gaiman. Watch the video here. I love how he does not claim to have all the answers.  He can tell us how he came to be a published author and how he approaches the job …

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