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Rising to the challenge

Last week I promised myself I’d at least participate in the I am the Diva weekly challenge. At the same time, I decided to participate in an ATC swap (Tangle Your Initials), which I’ve never done. So, to make things easier on myself (since I’ve been traveling literally every week for the last month), I […]

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This week, *I* am the diva!

This week, *I* am the diva! This week’s weekly challenge on Laura Harms’ I am the Diva site is…MINE! I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to do a guest blog and challenge. THANK YOU to Laura for the opportunity and to all who participate! Because participating in the challenge is important to me, I […]

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Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

Not my circus, Not my monkeys. Is that not the best proverb ever (it’s Polish, for the record)??? If I’ve learned nothing else in my 40-something years, its that my circle of influence is not as broad as I’d like, and my circle of control is virtually non-existent. Attempting to control anything beyond the bounds […]

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All for Hayden

Friends and readers, along with this week’s challenge entry, I am dedicating this post to Hayden Weiss. Hayden is 3 years old and is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with Reticular Blastoma. I know, #FuckCancer (and this is usually a G-rated blog, but cancer going after a child seems to warrant a bit […]

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Commissions and more color

Happy Monday everyone! This week’s Diva challenge is a guest post by CZT Jen Crutchfield and encourages the use of color–something I can always use more of. Since I recently completed two commissioned pieces using color, I am sharing these as my challenge entry for this week. This one was commissioned by my very own […]

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An Umble Sad Panda

I had so much more planned for this week’s post but I just don’t have it in me. As it turns out, this week’s Diva challenge was Umble, which I tackled last week for the Colours of the Rainbow challenge. So, this week I went for Zentangle-inspired art incorporating Umble and friends in this sad […]

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Hex Madness in Boston

Greetings from Boston where I arrived for a business trip a few hours ago. My flight was delayed getting out of Philly because apparently all air traffic is delayed when the big man is in town. I guess that’s fair, although a few people on the flight were sweating their connections. I hope they made […]

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