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Mike Searle
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Breakfast of Champions

Today for breakfast I enjoyed fresh steel cut oatmeal with toasted almonds, raw flax seed, a dollop of Greek yogurt, strawberries, and blueberries. I paired it with a fried egg on the side and fresh coffee from beans I ground myself.

Tasty!

#nutrition #health
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+Moritz Tolxdorff, I'm usually eating breakfast at 5:30 in the morning so I can get out the door to work. The rest of the family is all still asleep. That's ok though. It give me a little bit of quiet time to be alone with my thoughts.  :)
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Resharing for the morning crowd.  :)
 
We've got just over a month to raise another $2,700.00 so we can bring baby home. Contributions may be made at http://goo.gl/PCE3GE. I would be deeply touched if you would like to consider a donation. 

Regardless whether you can consider a contribution, I politely ask that you would please share this post.

Thank you so much for all your support!

#adoption   #baby   #family  
We followed up with our adoption attorney today to identify the exact next steps for our adoption process. Everything is looking good so far, but one thing that I recognized is how little time we have to raise extra funds. Our attorney is being flexible and working with us... #adoption #baby #blog
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Heh, thank you so much, +Erica Muller.  :)
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I've used up my free space on +SoundCloud, but I'm too cheap to buy more. Plus I figure, I already have the ability to share these on my site. So there we go. Now I'll post the occasional ambient recording on my site.  :)
I’m trying something new and posting my ambient recordings here on my site. Give it a listen, and let me know what you think. http://www.mikesearleart.com/images/2014/04/1397127266372_processed-1059.mp3 #ambient #being #blog
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This is the right way to handle the "Do I look fat?" question.

Via http://www.stanleycolors.com/2013/01/the-big-question/
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Haha hell yeah knock em out
"Magic Carpet" by K Cutz out now ;)
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Thoughts for life

It is impossible to maintain hatred in the midst of love. Love wins. Again. Always. Forever.
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My boy is getting big! It won't be long now.
 
That's our boy in there!
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Bwahahaha, +Dave Haney!
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We've got just over a month to raise another $2,700.00 so we can bring baby home. Contributions may be made at http://goo.gl/PCE3GE. I would be deeply touched if you would like to consider a donation. 

Regardless whether you can consider a contribution, I politely ask that you would please share this post.

Thank you so much for all your support!

#adoption   #baby   #family  
We followed up with our adoption attorney today to identify the exact next steps for our adoption process. Everything is looking good so far, but one thing that I recognized is how little time we have to raise extra funds. Our attorney is being flexible and working with us... #adoption #baby #blog
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#RIPUltimateWarrior

Sad to hear about the passing of an entertainer who was such a significant part of my childhood.

In memory, here's a profile image I made. Feel free to use it. :)

Cc: +Hulk Hogan
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“Creativity is not the possession of some special talent. It’s about the willingness to play.”~  John Cleese

I really appreciate this share by +Paul Biedermann. Just like anyone can learn to cook, or train for a marathon, anyone can be creative. That's a good reminder.
 
12 Most Pervasive Lies About Creativity http://12most.com/2014/04/07/12-pervasive-lies-creativity/

"I wish I was creative as that guy. I could never be as creative as her. I’m not creative.

These are statements heard around the world on any given day. But what does it actually mean to be creative or have creativity? What does the word “creativity” mean?

The masses have marginalized this word into a crystal goblet for the chosen few. Creativity is not a crystal goblet. This is a lie."

 via Lindsay Price for +12 Most 
#creativity   #inspiration  
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love the quote. 
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Illustrator, Designer
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Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, Digital Illustration, Vector Illustration, Logo Design, Brand Development, Visual Identity, Concept Design
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  • mikesearleart.com
    Illustrator, graphic designer, and conceptual designer/artist. Creative dynamo. People appreciator., present
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Liberty, MO
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Grain Valley, MO - Kansas City, MO
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I design sunshine. I illustrate laughter.
Introduction
I am an illustrator, graphic designer, and conceptual designer/artist providing everything from poster illustrations to conceptualizing brand identity. I've worked with clients as far reaching as start-up websites, to small non-profit groups. 

I offer Prints and T-shirts for sale at http://society6.com/MikeSearleArt.

I Want To Draw You

I offer commissions of fine art. These portraits make excellent gifts, so if you are interested in commissioning a piece of fine art, you may email me direct from my profile page, or at mike@mikesearleart.com. I don't limit myself to just illustrating people that society calls "beautiful", so whether you're a man or woman, I want to capture your unique beauty and strength!

I specialize in Digital Illustration; Pencil, Pen & Ink Illustrations; Brand Identity; and Conceptual Design/Development. I love art in all forms, but especially visual art and music. I really enjoy cool urban stuff, and anything bold.

I love people, and one of my personal goals is to make the day brighter for as many people as I can.

You can buy custom artwork from me at plustastic.com.

You can Like me on Facebook at Searle.Arts, check out my portfolio on Behance, or follow me on Twitter.

I post my illustrations on mikesearleart.com, where you can also follow The Plus Project.

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Some of My Thoughts

I'm Not A Good Artist

How to Become an Artist

Is Nudity Bad?

Dealing With Bigotry in A Connected World

Sexism on The Bus


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Have a beautiful daughter!
Education
  • Illustration and Design
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  • William Jewell College
    Music Education
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Birthday
May 7
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Mike Searle's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Being Mike Searle Walking To The Bus Stop At 5:56AM On A Monday In Early...
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I am an illustrator, graphic designer, and conceptual designer/artist providing everything from poster illustrations to conceptualizing bran

Gloria's first time in a proper pool is a hit! – Mike Searle Art
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Gloria’s first time in a proper pool is a hit! We may just have to see about getting one for our back yard. #NotReally #PoolMaintenance Pin

DatCat welcomes you to The Way of the Zombie
www.thewayofthezombie.com

What the hell is a cat doing on a blog called The Way of the Zombie? Good question. When I originally thought of starting The Way of the Zom

Please Reprogram Yourselves
angsea.blogspot.com

Recently, I found myself sucked into the endless loop of clicking articles linked in articles linked in articles until I had two dozen tabs

Dayframe (Chromecast Photos)
market.android.com

"The execution is great, but what’s really impressive about the app is the options and customization."- Android Police "Supposing you’ve got

Social media cheat sheet – super speedy, all you needy - The Pink Group
thepinkgroup.co.uk

Super speedy, all you needy, social media cheat sheet. Everything you need to know about branding your social media channels.

Magisto
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Make a Movie. Tell Your Story.

Check out Frank Garufi Jr.'s #HAAwards Nomination
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Congratulations on your Health Activist Awards nomination Frank Garufi Jr.. Learn about this amazing Health Activist at https://awards.wegoh

Cherish the Broken
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Shop Google Play on the web. Purchase and enjoy instantly on your Android phone or tablet without the hassle of syncing.

Just doing another quick test.…
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Just doing another quick test. Cause that's what I do. You know. Test things.Yippee! #Test

Doing some testing on my website. Anyone know of a good #Wordpress plugi...
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Doing some testing on my website.Anyone know of a good #Wordpress plugin to automatically stick a Google+ embedded post into a Wordpress pos

CARL SAGAN: Books are awesome
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Another gem from Carl Sagan (read my first Sagan post on why I love him so much). My initial idea was to set the story in the very near futu

Guitar Syndicate
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Guitar Syndicate hasn't shared anything on this page with you.

An Open Letter to Handset Makers: Why Your Phone Is a Loser - Cult of An...
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Dear Handset Maker: Your company and hundreds of others are engaged in an epic battle for the smartphone handset market, which within a year

This place is the real deal. The people at the shop clearly have a love of music and great gear. I brought in an early seventies Marshall half stack and they gave me a very acceptable price for it. The shop is clean, with a wide variety of guitars, bass guitars, amps, and accessories. If you love guitars, and you want to buy local, you can't go wrong with The Guitar Syndicate.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Jason is one of the most passionate photographers I've ever met, and it shows in both the way he works and the images he creates. He is singularly able to capture the most emotive glimpses of moments both joyful and dramatic. You'll be glad to have the chance to work with Jason.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My wife and I have come here about once a month for over a decade. It's our favorite Chinese restaurant in town. The host, Tat, is always very friendly and accommodating.
Food: Very goodDecor: Very goodService: Very good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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Conrad's is an excellent steakhouse. My wife and I ate there for the first time tonight and it was a very good experience. The dining room is comfortable and masculine, but not overbearing. Our server, Bobby, was attentive and friendly without being annoying. My wife had the filet of beef and I had the 12oz Kansas City strip. Both were prepared extremely well and were quite juicy , and the wait was very minimal. They apparently make a point to serve seasonal foods, and the garden salad and vegetable medley were both evidence that they make things fresh. The beer list is nicely complete, and the oatmeal stout was quite a companion to my steak. We followed up our meal with a slice of decadent chocolate cake, baked fresh earlier today. Bobby even gave us a free slice of cake to take home and enjoy later. If you enjoy Hereford House, but prefer a slightly more casual dining experience I would definitely recommend Conrad's.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago