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Cats, Lovers, Warriors, & Happiness

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snow days

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There's no place like Hannibal

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So fun to see the lovely places my artwork lives on after it leaves me.  Somehow it often ends up exactly where it is meant to be :)  Thanks Happy Family Janice & Joakim plus 2!!  

colors from yesterday's walk

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Lines Written in the Days of Growing Darkness Every year we have been
witness to it: how the
world descends
into a rich mash, in order that
it may resume.
And therefore
who would cry out to the petals on the ground
to stay,
knowing, as we must,
how the vivacity of what was is married to the vitality of what will be?
I don’t say
it’s easy, but
what else will do if the love one claims to have for the world
be true?
So let us go on though the sun be swinging east,
and the ponds be cold and black,
and the sweets of the year be doomed. — MARY OLIVER, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author, most recently, of "Swan: Poems and Prose Poems"

Charles and Ray Eames

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Awake to the Name

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My intuition told me something was wrong with my neighbor.  She was bipolar and had had a rough year.  Our houses are far apart, and yet she was the one person I would see coming and going, the one person whose habits I was familiar with.  I don't know why, but I felt it the first day I noticed  delivered newspapers that she hadn't picked up in her driveway, her house was dark and by Friday night the feeling could not be ignored, and I  finally called the police to have them check in on her.  Trust your intuition, Caroline my friend always tells me, and I did.  In my artwork, I never question it, I go with it, no matter where it takes me, but in life, it is a more difficult place to trust, and yet, isn't it the same?  More and more I am consciously practicing to trust my inner voice more and act on it, and so, after an internal struggle I made the call.  I'd never called the Police in my life like that ..... They found her, outside, deceased, her goat alone maybe insid…
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Jenny Mendes annual Online Holiday SaleView this email in your browser Jenny Mendes
Customer Appreciation Holiday Online Sale 
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Raga Kausiki Kanada By Pandit Shyam Sundar Goswami

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