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Archive for June, 2012

A Day in the Life…

The weatherman promised sunshine.  So far, it comes and goes.  I’m acting on faith, here.  :) 

So, anyway, this morning I go downstairs to clean up my crafting space–I was in a frenzy yesterday afternoon and evening, after I’d finished my writing for the day, painting and rubberstamping polymer clay like a crazy (see yesterday’s blog) woman–and I DO clean up, but then I start getting ideas and wind up making MORE tiles.  Before I’d even finished my first cup of coffee!   In terms of activities, there’s only one thing I love more than playing with art supplies, and that’s telling

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It’s official, I’m crazy

Ever since Laurie Mika’s classes at the CREATE Mixed Media workshop in California, I’ve been spending every spare minute making polymer clay tiles.  It’s a fever, a compulsion.  At first, I worked in my kitchen/breakfast nook area–where I write this blog most mornings–and you can probably imagine the mess!  (Picture an episode of “Hoarders: Buried Alive” and magnify to roughly the scale of Armaggedon.)  Cousin Mary Ann, who keeps house and generally runs the outfit from a practical standpoint, was going crazy, although I have to give her credit, because she hardly complained.  :)  Anyway, I used my weekend, with some

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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