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Gratitude Journal: Rings, Cherished Blogfest 2016

I’ve been married twice.  My first husband died. You know how you don’t know what you don’t know until you experience it? I didn’t know how unconnected I was in my first marriage. I had doubts about getting married; everyone … Continue reading

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Gratitude: My Red Bike at the Haskell Street Barn

*alert: vampire child face, oops* I had a good childhood, raised by a single mom with an alcoholic dad who skipped, and three much older brothers who loved me dearly. I am GRATEFUL because I wasn’t around JD (what they … Continue reading

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VSW: Volterra, Italy, A Bit Further!

My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy began HERE. . . This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week Two

ABOUT SKETCHPACK: The project began in 2011. The original idea was to get folks to draw daily. The Sketchpack is a small zigzag journal with two usable sides, allowing one to sketch on both sides of 15 ‘pages’ to complete … Continue reading

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VSW: Volterra, Italy

My virtual sketchwalk through the ancient town of Volterra, Italy. This virtual walk was a group walk with sketching friends from around the world! There were a couple of routes suggested, and I sketched the one from the Piazza XX … Continue reading

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75 Day Challenge: Gads what day??? 41!

Brenda Swenson has a drawing challenge to draw every day for 75 days. We are supposed to use a black or blue pen, but I know I will not do that one. Still, I play along because challenges are fun … Continue reading

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