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I Love School Supplies!

I admit it. I love school supplies and since the beginning of August I have walked through stores and fondled notebooks and pens, folders and crayons. I need a support group! But September and the back-to-school season has always been my favorite time of year. A time to dive deep and start something new, a …

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Fire in the Belly

What good, indeed??! I say, if you aren’t sure where your passion lies, at least figure out where it DOESN’T take you. Then you can passionately work to keep yourself away from that which doesn’t kick up your skirt. But by all means, do SOMETHING! Life is so tenuous and short. It passes before you know it. …

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Ah, September… Brings Out the Nerd in Me!

What is it about the idea of September that turns me into a total nerd? More so than usual, that is? Is it the turning of the leaves, the crispness in the air, the new angle of the sun? Perhaps it is the sight of golden buses carrying youngsters to the hallowed halls to learn …

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Finding Your Path

I came across an article the other day that talked about following your passion. That seems to be the standard bit of advice when you are not sure what direction you want to take, or what you want to be when you grow up. It is touted by the wise when you ask them what …

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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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