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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep

Cat Squares, 4

I am thinking these may be a little book… with funny stories attached…  What do you think? 6. PURPLE MOUSE’S MAJESTY Savitri loves purple. All her favorite toys are purple, but Purple Mouses Majesty is a perfect combination of color, … Continue reading

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SoCS: Yawn

I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, and I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art! You can … Continue reading

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Hari-Gibbs-Fred Meets the Horses!

We set up the studio so the cats have a little more run time when they are in the studio. *okay, truth be told they get under our feet sometimes and this gives them a whole lotta space* They can … Continue reading

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Nataraj

Nataraj and a whole lotta crazy journaling. My mojo went missing. Nataraj danced it back into my fingers! Killing winter with orange! “In order to be brave we must trust that underneath it all there is sanity and openness.”  Sakyong … Continue reading

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zenkatwrites: Family

I cry all the time watching Blue Bloods… I cry at the Reagan Family. I want a little of what they’ve got. Tonight when it ended I thought about how my family was so very “fuck-ed-up-ed” *channeling my baby brother … Continue reading

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Painting George

We have a lot of creatives in my family. My mom wanted to be an actress and took acting classes. *i can hear my baby brother laughing because she did a good job acting all her life* My baby brother … Continue reading

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zenkatwrites: Why Sketch?

There are a few artists I follow because I love their work or their passion. A few because I love them, or love what they say about art. One because I can’t quite figure out why she has a huge … Continue reading

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