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Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Monday’s 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 wanted to share a little something that made me smile.

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Wishing The Years Away

Last night, we celebrated my great niece’s birthday. She is two. 🙂 While watching her approach the festivities with joyful abandon, I couldn’t help but compare her reactions to those of most adults.  She squealed with delight over the new fairy costume (wings and all!), the pint-sized hockey equipment, the hop-n-pop blow up whale that spews …

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job!

I recently read a post on http://www.techdirt.com titled “Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Creativity is About Passion, Not Paychecks.”  (Love that title!) 🙂 The authors discuss how most creative endeavors are not ones that pay the bills for the artist who pursues them.  Many writers, painters, sculptors, photographers, gardeners, quilters and so on must work …

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