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Gift #1152: Of Moths and Moons Part 2

After a long hiatus, the Art Bead Scene blog is back with their monthly challenges!  Except now they’re not monthly challenges, but six week challenges so that we have more time to create – these are now called art journeys.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1151: 2319 or Secret Sock Society

I was going to save this post for a while longer, but Facebook informed me that today was 2/3/19 – or a 2319.  This was too good a coincidence to pass up, especially since we won’t have one again.  For … Continue reading

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Gift #1150: Of Moths and Moons – Part 1

Welcome to my first challenge reveal of the year!  One of the art blogs I follow, Art Elements, hosts monthly art challenges open to any medium to keep our creative energy flowing.  For January, our theme was the moon.  Right … Continue reading

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Gift #1149: January Cards

One of the blessings of winter is that it is perfect for “nesting in” and staying at home because there’s not a lot to do outside when it’s bitter cold.   Days spent at home are never boring for me because … Continue reading

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Gift #1148: Winter Jewelry

My neck of the woods is filled with a day’s worth of wintry precipitation (read: rain, sleet, and ice pellets) followed by an afternoon and night of snow leaving several inches on top of the ice layer.  I’ve spent the … Continue reading

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Gift #1147: Winterlights

How’s your new year unfolding?  Today was one of the first bitterly cold days we’ve had in a while.  We’ve had snow flurries almost all day and that has reminded me of my recent visit to Winterlights.  This is an … Continue reading

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Gift #1146: More thoughts on Wonder

I’ve been thinking more about my word for the year “wonder” over the past few days.  My Pinterest app has developed an unnerving clairvoyant ability and since publishing my last post, it has obligingly offered several beautiful quotes about wonder.  … Continue reading

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Gift # 1145: Wonderment

Happy New Year to you all!  Standing on the precipice of a new year is always a thrilling moment.  We can’t see beyond the horizon to what this year will hold in store, but we fill it with our hopes, … Continue reading

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Gift #1144: Jingle Rails

Yesterday we went downtown to a museum to experience “Jingle Rails” – a holiday miniature train exhibit.  It’s been a long time since we’ve been and I was excited to visit it again and see what had changed.  About 10-15 … Continue reading

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Gift #1143: Coming Down

For when you did awesome things that we did not expect,     you came down,  Since ancient times no one has heard,     no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you,     who acts on behalf of those who … Continue reading

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