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Dingbats Journal, Review

I have tried three of Dingbat’s journals, two of the Wildlife and one of the Earth series, left and right, above.  A huge reason I chose them over others was their commitment to the environment, and their pretty covers. I … Continue reading

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L is for Lines: A-to-Z-Challenge

Not the lines a guy gives you at a bar.  Not the ones in the script you read for when you thought you wanted to be a movie star. Doodles are lines.  Cartoons are linear.  Architects communicate with line drawings.  … Continue reading

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Weeping Buddha, or as I like to think of him, Compassionate Buddha

The Buddha statue made by young monks in Indonesia and Vietnam touched me when I first saw one at a retreat, and has been on my altar ever since.   He is now known popularly as “weeping Buddha,’ but I … Continue reading

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