Tag Archives: Bright Ideas journal

Why Not so Many Posts?

A mini-vacation to move and introduce kitties to Sammy… going well I might add!  Nose touching yesterday! A unique opportunity… A new website coming…. with a shop! So I am shaking things up a bit… and that takes computer time … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Laura Perry

This pair of earrings brings back a host of memories from childhood fo a beloved babysitter who became a friend.   We laughed and enjoyed each other so much! Her home was a trailer at the loveliest trailer park in the … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Parker Palmer Depression

Parker Palmer, writer and activist, became known to me through his writings about depression.  I  find him grounding and thought-provoking.  His thoughts on the current state we find ourselves in are most comforting: “How do I stay engaged and whole … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Hopeful In Bad Times

“To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas, Silver Roses

Going back to my Bright Ideas journal for the 365 drawings a day. I love my Platinum Carbon pen but really, the ink is so reflective that it shines in scans and in photos… I don’t like THAT! That is … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Inktober 27, Pa’s Bolo

This Official Boy Scout Eagle Bolo was my grandfather’s. Pa would be about 116 now, which dates the bolo to the beginning of the scout’s era, circa 1910.  It has the eagle with the two stars flanking the sides, sitting … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas: Inktober 26, Cal Powell’s Cufflinks

Mid-Century Jade Buddha Swank Cufflinks belonged to Mitchell’s Dad. Swank was popular and now is popular with collectors. Now he will be remembered in my book of all our memories! Bright Ideas multi-color journal, with Platinum Carbon pen with Platinum … Continue reading

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