Category Archives: Art & Writing

They’re Just Words

It can be hard to say the right thing at the right time.  How many times do we sit and say nothing and then later wonder why we didn’t say something? I can’t count the times when I’ve wished later … Continue reading

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Designs and Being Creative

I love watching shows like House Crashers, Room Crashers, Yard Crashers, on and on, all kinds of shows about designing, both using new and fancy items to decorate, and using everyday things creatively.  I used to like the show, House … Continue reading

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To Write or Not To Write?

I have spent part of tonight writing letters.  Yes, letters – those things we used to write a lot of long ago, put a stamp on and send off in the mail.  Why?  Well call me a bit old-fashioned, worn … Continue reading

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Peace – A Personal Perception

What is your perception of peace?  It’s an interesting word isn’t it?  Some think of peace and they are thinking about there being no hostilities, no war, or arguments.  I think of peace and it brings to mind pictures of … Continue reading

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Never Give Up On What Matters!!

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. Ayn Rand  Problems are not stop signs, they are detours. Obstacles are not put in our path to discourage us, they are there to … Continue reading

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“There is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ Winnie the Pooh

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In Defense of Journaling

I love journaling.  Journaling is a great way to work out problems, get a better look at things, track progress, relieve stress and remember events.   A journal is a wonderful thing to give your child later in life.  Not just … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Land Of OZ

I love great writing.  It is something I enjoy and respect.  So many times writing whether it’s novels, short stories, articles, or non-fiction, has many lessons included in the story.  Yet many times we don’t really think about the lesson … Continue reading

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The Quilting Bee

Every childhood has ups and downs.  Too many times we remember the downs and let the good times just fade away.  Take time to walk down your own memory lane now and then and remember the good things that helped … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Moments From Days Gone By

I miss the days of being so young, when life was simple and you never had to worry whether if something was true or not true. To a child it is always true until it’s proven that it’s not. I … Continue reading

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