Monthly Archives: January 2012

My WoW character hit 85!

I’ve only been playing World of Warcraft (WoW) for three or four years.  My first characters were created on my husband’s account, and when I opened my own account I started fresh.  Over the years I have tried a variety … Continue reading

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Interaction of Crafter and Materials

I have often read about artists and crafters who talk about how the material they use informs the art/craft they make.  Michelangelo said that when he carved marble, he chiseled away the part that was not the statue — the … Continue reading

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When elders drive

My car got hit last weekend, by an elderly gentleman in a hurry, whose eyesight may not have been the greatest, and who was distracted by a task.  I am very glad no one got hurt, and the car is … Continue reading

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Whom do I thank for my cup of hot tea?

This week during the drive to work, I sipped organic jasmine green tea from a travel cup, and it was SO good.  On a very cold morning, that warm beverage was what I needed.  I felt thankful. Whom do I … Continue reading

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Do you journal?

I began journaling in high school.  I was broke, and discovered the larger spiral notebooks worked just fine.  Some days I wrote pages, and sometimes it was months between entries.  That was when I discovered fountain pens with cartridges.  It … Continue reading

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Self-harming behavior

The other day I was sitting in my office, hearing a conversation going on in the front lobby.  Several women were discussing someone they know who engages in self-harming behavior.  One of the comments was, “She does it when she … Continue reading

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Anticipation (2012)

[Cue the Carole King song, “Anticipation.”  In 1979, Heinz Ketchup made a classic commercial about waiting for ketchup to come out of the bottle, with a background of Carole King’s song.  We didn’t even have a television at the time, … Continue reading

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