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Land on my feet or my writing *bleep* as #ROW80 Round 3 ends

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love.”~Sophia Loren, Italian actress It seems I’ve been stuck in a lot of things lately. … Continue reading

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Writing goals are achievable through #ROW80

“Art is the triumph over chaos.”~John Cheever, American writer It has taken me, what, 3 years to finally believe that I can do this. Do what?  Everything. Okay, maybe not everything, like walking through a pit of snakes, but my … Continue reading

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Writing goals as #ROW80 Round 3 begins

“Only I can change my life; no one can do it for me.”~Carol Burnett, American actress This Round 3 is all about writing focus and scheduling. I was late to my Memoir2 group last week, so I couldn’t test my … Continue reading

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Five important social media protocol to remember, plus 1

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.”~Mahatma Gandhi, Indian leader Social media: think you know everything? I don’t, but I thought I knew more than I did. Tonight’s Emerging Writer’s Workshop … Continue reading

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An international Zentangle experience

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”~Brad Henry, former Governor of Oklahoma Memorial Day in the U.S. and what do we do? We leave the country. Our semi-annual jaunts across the Detroit … Continue reading

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In Memorial…

My father no longer walks this earth. He’s not flying with the angels, either; he never liked to fly. I imagine he’s sitting in his comfy chair next to mom discussing the weather with her or complaining about some sports … Continue reading

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Do you play the game?

“God does not play dice.”~Albert Einstein, German scientist But we do. If you had told me that someday I would love a phone for being more than a phone, I would have laughed in your face. I just need a … Continue reading

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I found Zentangle inspiration at a coffee shop

“But making mistakes is part of life’s imperfections…Is it so wrong to be human after all?”~Level 42, “Something About You” I took my tangling on the road today to a new favorite coffee house. It’s a quiet place on the … Continue reading

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Color me sepia once again

“If you want to kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel.”~U2, “Mysterious Ways” I just couldn’t resist: Diva Sepia challenge Take Two. I used one of my ensemble tiles and I mixed Micron Sepia pens with Zig brown ink. Love it!

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Color me sepia

How exciting! This week’s Diva challenge is perfect for me! While teaching at MegaMeet last week, I asked my husband to pick up something I wanted for my Zentangle classes. He sent me a text message saying that he found … Continue reading

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Say goodbye to Hollyw–oops, to MegaMeet

“So many faces in and out of my life Some will last Some will just be now and then Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes I’m afraid it’s time for goodbye again” ~ Billy Joel, American singer-songwriter One … Continue reading

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MegaMeet, Day 2: WoW!

“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”~Emily Dickinson, American poet And the days roll on. I am too busy laughing and smiling and tangling and adhering that I forget there is Facebook in the world; … Continue reading

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It’s a Mega what–?!?

Great Lakes Mega Meet scrapbook convention: Day 1 Zentangle class: Day 1 Look at my awesome Zentangle class! Love that daring white space tile. Check out the swirly tile border one. Every one is fabulous. What creativity!!

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It’s a setup!

“We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.”~Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter A setup? Yes, indeed: classroom setup for MegaMeet tomorrow. Here’s where the magic happens: I am not ashamed to say that I’m nervous. I … Continue reading

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Give yourself permission

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”~Stephen King, American author New retainers = tight = sore teeth = hot tea. After much pain and suffering (*dramatic sigh here*), I spent an afternoon in Barnes & Noble reading mixed … Continue reading

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Di’s changing WoW for April 27

“Change before you have to.”~ Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric

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It’s 105K somewhere…want to know where?

It seems like just yesterday that my little baby was 100K miles. Today, she turned 105,000. Can you guess where we were at that mileage marker? I mean, exactly where? Yep, Starbucks. Right there at Ford and Lotz Roads, the … Continue reading

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April 23: Di’s worldly animal WoW

“All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.”~Tennessee Williams, American playwright . . It’s another Bizarre day: Happy World Laboratory Animal Day.

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To learn or not to learn…?

“The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.”~Robert M. Pirsig, American author (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance) I taught a Zentangle class tonight, probably the last one before … Continue reading

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Can an outline be interesting? Yes.

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”~Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain So true in life, so true with Zentangle. Today it’s about Zentangle. Of course, any Zentangle is about life, … Continue reading

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