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A flood of writing emotions

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”~Helen Keller, American writer I arrived at Barnes & Noble early enough for tonight’s Deadwood Study Group. The format has changed over the years, and right … Continue reading

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Self-promotion: Things to do and not to do

I used to be all about the me-me-me approach to self-promotion, but now I realize that sucks. Oh, you should be proud of your work. I am; my writings are great. As Barbara Fine said at BEA16, “No one cares … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Zentangle in a coffeeshop

“Life isn’t about finding yourself; Life is about creating yourself.”~George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer Today, I am doing just that. One month ago, Colleen contacted me about Zentangle classes. I’m not actively teaching, but the big-box craft store I had … Continue reading

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Party On! the first weekly #ThrowbackThursday bloghop

Who wants to PARTY…!?!?! The newest blog party has hit the Internetosphere: #ThrowbackThursday Link Party. You can read all the fine print here on the Official Link Page, but I’ve summarized it below. The three co-hosts of this adventure are: —Adventures … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Mega Meet (and Zentangle) class registration opens tomorrow

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”~Maya Angelou, American poet The 2015 Great Lakes Mega Meet class schedule is online. Time is short to review: class registration opens at 7:00pm this Tuesday night. That’s only four days from today! … Continue reading

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Amazing results: THON 2015 and Zentangle Diva Challenge

“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”~Francis of Assisi, Italian Saint This past weekend, 708 Penn State students stood on their feet and did not sleep for 46 hours to raise … Continue reading

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New news in a Zentangle New Year

“Life isn’t about finding yourself; life is about creating yourself.”~George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright February 14th was Valentine’s Day. My husband and I had evening plans in Detroit, but snowy weather and a busy week for both of us changed … Continue reading

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Making excuses

“It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.”~Charles Spurgeon, British clergyman Sometimes you just need to throw yourself a good pity party to celebrate life. After yesterday’s frustration, I turned things around a … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Zentangle

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”~Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist This week enters a new era, Diva Challenge #201. This week’s challenge is the annual awareness to Moebius Syndrome, which her youngest … Continue reading

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Remember December

“Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight.”~Leah LaBelle, Canadian musician It’s the middle of the month. Right about now, resolutions are falling faster than snowflakes.  Mine have been sidetracked by one nasty, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Bicentennial Diva Zentangle Challenge

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”~Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist This week, we celebrate a milestone: 200 Diva Zentangle Challenges. Wow. I’ve been around since Diva Challenge 4: Stars in January 2011. … Continue reading

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Look: random, strange photos!

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”~Confucius, Chinese Philosopher Here’s a peek at what I’m reading these days. Only a CZT like me could look at a package scanner at the UPS … Continue reading

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Getting Hitched

“It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.”~David Allan Coe, American musician This week’s Diva Zentangle Challenge #199 is to use the tangle created … Continue reading

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WolfHowlings in review: 2014

Every year, WordPress prepares an annual report for the blogs hosted on its site. Right about now, everyone is posting the stats on their sites, so far be it from me to not be hip and trendy. I posted 539 … Continue reading

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Zentangle: Pretty in pink

“Understanding is joyous.”~Carl Sagan, American scientist Cancer has affected my life. Among Dad’s many health conditions, he developed cancer in his later years of life. My one aunt had skin cancer. I expect that another family segment of relatives would … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project in the D

“Don’t limit yourself.”~Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman The Sketchbook Project visited Detroit, a tourstop announced mid-September. How could I say no to seeing my Sketchbook in my practically-backyard? I couldn’t. Some friends joined me as well. The only downside to … Continue reading

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Birthday fun, flowers and Zentangle

“It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.”~Charles Spurgeon, British clergyman Happy Birthday to me! Yep, that’s me, boldly proclaiming the day the world was graced by my presence (“Monday’s child is fair … Continue reading

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I'm publishing a book!

“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet Well, here goes….  It’s been said that if you state something publicly, then you are held accountable for that action.  With that in … Continue reading

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A month in review: thank you, Photo 365

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”~Albert Einstein, German physicist I made art.  I was creative. I played games.  I won and lost, but friendly competition.  I earned 5000 coins in Word Science and 100,000 coins in … Continue reading

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Zentangle stripes on unique ephemera

“Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen, that stillness becomes a radiance.”~Morgan Freeman, American actor Stripes. The first thing that comes to mind is the 1981 movie starring Bill Murray and Harold Ramis. Mom … Continue reading

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