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Children’s Book Review: The Man with the Violin (Stinson/Petricic) & Happy Dreamer (Reynolds)

These book reviews are not affiliated with nor sponsored by any third party. I just felt like sharing 🙂 When was the last time you were reminded to “stop and smell the roses”, to “be present”, “become one with the moment”… or some variation of the same idea? We may react differently to these ideas, depending on our current circumstances,…

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Art & Books & Stuff, Home

How to just “be” in the Art Room

Art was not my forte throughout high school; something about it really stuck with me and kind of scarred me.  I recall sitting in art class during those highly emotional and hormonal teenage years, and being more concerned about other people’s masterpieces, than my own. What did not help was the incessant praise that my “talented” classmates would receive, which…

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