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Inky Thots: Robert Oster Aussie Brown

I love a great brown ink; Robert Oster Aussie Brown is a favorite sketching and writing ink, suitable for the office.  It is a rich dark brown leaning red, and has a touch of graphite sheen, seen left.  The ink … Continue reading

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Lojong 38: Don’t seek others’ pain as the limbs of your own happiness

THERE ARE NO COINCIDENCES. My mom’s Yahrzeit is today… she died a year ago. Before Thanksgiving, during the dark of the moon, I began finally sorting through the boxes of things I am storing for family who said they wanted … Continue reading

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Word Art: Mugged by Reality

What do you do when you are living under oppression and you have things to say but you are living in fear? Not little fear, but cataclysmic fear? For the first time in your life? I wrote this and got … Continue reading

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Daily Journal, 3

My favorite WRITING journals? Personal preferences, and you should try several to find yours. I like grids or dots best, or blank. Must take fountain pens… though some bleed can be tolerated — I use fat juicy pens! I want … Continue reading

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Word Art: Save the Whales Ocean Your Children

again, i try to get through to the stores where i shop to stop buying lemons, oranges, avocados, brussells sprouts and oh my goddess now even melons packaged in plastic. birds and fish and whales are all dying from our … Continue reading

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Daily Journal, 2

Continuing from Daily Journal, 1… Okay Okay Okay, what if I am not dealing with crap? What about other things to write about? A calendar of our business dealings. I had a dated paginated desk calendar my whole life and … Continue reading

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Daily Journal, 1

Many articles are coming out now about the benefits of keeping a daily journal. Some are scientific, some are new age, some are creatives-driven, and are written by reporters who were assigned the article. I’ve been journaling daily for 47 … Continue reading

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