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CYO Volleyball

In my area, volleyball is a school sport that is now in the fall and is female only.  My sons have all loved to play volleyball and are very athletic.  Consequently, when the Catholic Youth Organization started a volleyball league that goes for about eight weeks in the spring, my kids jumped at the chance… Continue reading CYO Volleyball

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Celebrate Your Creative Self – Seascape

In the workshop I am doing this year that is working the way through Mary Todd Beam’s Celebrate Your Creative Self, we are working on a seascape this month.  I have been behind due to some unforeseen and some foreseen life circumstances.  I just started mine today.  This post will be a continuing one with… Continue reading Celebrate Your Creative Self – Seascape

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April Art Partner Challenge

I finally managed to be one of the first ten people to sign up for the Art Partner Challenge, sponsored by Inka Stamps on The Latest Trends in Mixed Media Yahoo! Group.  I was so excited when I saw the stamp that was enclosed as I do not normally work with photo stamps. I was driving… Continue reading April Art Partner Challenge

Family · Just my Thoughts

ICE – Who is your “in case of emergency?”

I know this is not a topic we like to discuss in this society.  It usually becomes a family issue with older family members.  The question is who is your in case of emergency? If you are a healthy mid-life adult, do you even think about items like this?  If you have children, do you… Continue reading ICE – Who is your “in case of emergency?”

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Leather Paper

I know it sounds odd – leather paper.  This is a paper technique in Julia Andrus’s Paper Transformed.  I did not have the Perfect Ink Refresher called for in Julia’s original instuctions so I simply spritzed my cardstock with water. My first attempt did not turn out in any way, shape or manner to look… Continue reading Leather Paper