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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Sunday Salon: June 29, 2014

Just got in from a hot and muggy walk this morning, and am currently debating whether to venture out for Sunday brunch at a new restaurant in town, Pinstripes.  Severe weather is expected this afternoon (which should cool things off), so I anticipate some major reading is in my near future. Reading:  I managed to finish …

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Coloring Lessons: Scarcity vs Abundance

My artist date this week was a nostalgic return to a childhood pastime:  coloring. I have thought about coloring for quite sometime, so I had all the necessary supplies:  a new box of Crayola 64 crayons, a set of 20 Staedtler markers, and an old set of 24 colored pencils.  I Googled “free printable mandalas” found the …

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Sunday Salon: June 22, 2014

Weather-wise, our June has been bi-polar.  The first part of the month was cool and rainy; this week has been hazy, hot, and humid.  I long for something a bit more temperate and less temperamental. For the baseball fans out there, we rejoiced for a day as our Kansas City Royals held the number one …

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Fear of Writing (Impostor Syndrome)

This will be the final installment in my series on the Fear of Writing.  In Part 1 I discussed the fear of failure (which demanded a definition of success) ; Part 2 focused on the inherent value (or worth) in writing; and Part 3 delved into the feeling of not being good enough. In analyzing that idea, …

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Sunday Salon: June 15, 2014

It is a rainy Father’s Day morning here in the Midwest; fortunately I planned an indoor lunch. The girls will come over around noon and we will celebrate this special day with barbecue brisket, baked beans, potato casserole, and coke cake with homemade vanilla ice cream.  Yummmm! Reading – Writing – Blogging:  I had dinner with a …

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