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Mindful Sketches

Yesterday, I posted some thoughts about the book Mindful Sketching by Peggy Dean. So I thought I would share some examples of my attempts at Mindful Sketching. Pausing to observe and reflect away from electronic devices was a great exercise in mindfulness. I quite enjoyed...

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What to Wear

This is fine…dealing with stress

Update from Self-Quarantine —lost count what day…

Do Nothing Day

Hello there!

It has been months since I posted, but I needed to step back for a while. My dissertation is in the analyzing stage which means I am writing up all my research into the final drafts. We also just had my husband’s social security disability...

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Silence and Reflection

As I write this post, I am sitting on my deck with a cup of coffee listening to the birds sing. It is a little chilly still, but still perfect and tranquil. I know I have not posted any updates in a while. I caught...

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Break Out the Pumpkins!

Let’s Talk About Self Care: a top 5 list

Creativity and Hygge

Wow, it has been a while since I posted anything. Basically, it has been a whirlwind since Thanksgiving since it was the end of the Fall term. I had a final exam and then a final paper to write…on top of editing my dissertation proposal...

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Pop Art Self Portraits 

Back when I was a youth services librarian, I created the following instructions for a program about creating artwork using sharpies.  As I was browsing through my computer files today, I came across the instructions. I immediately had the thought that this could be a...

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