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karen christensen
Finally retired from the day job so I can really play now!
Finally retired from the day job so I can really play now!
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The slump!
The holidays behind me now. The sad year that was 2015 gone. The anxious moments at the end of December are now a part of the past, well mostly.  Husbands health scare is still very real and ongoing. He is doing ok and on a whole new regiment of meds making...
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tangibles vs. memories
Letting go. I don't hold onto things very well. Its not that I don't want to. I misplace them, forget them, leave them behind. Not everything but more then I intended to lose. And it isn't that I am not sentimental, I am. but things. never give me something...
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Thankful for it all
Its November all ready.The month to be thankful for everything.  The big start to the holidays. I love all the hoopla. the decorations and lights all over. this will be the first year that I can truly embrace it all. before retirement these next several wee...
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Blue
Blue. blue pulls me in. That deep dark purple blue. Cobalt Blue. the color of dusk. twilight. a closing of a day. Blue days. Perfect days. reflective day into night. blue doesn't startle. like yellow. blue isn't angry. like red. blue comforts. wraps itself ...
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A Question for you.
 What inspires you? Do you dream deep in the night and awake with the idea nearly formed? A walk through the town or woods? Or maybe an overheard word that sparks an idea? I have been thinking about this for a few days. Libby Fife of  Libby Fife Fine Art-St...
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too often these days I find out a long ago friend has died. they are all too young. still full of life yet to be lived. we lost touch long ago. my memories of her are from her late teen years when we were full of ourselves and fearless. she had a big heart,...
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mermaids.
how I came to find myself stitching a mermaid. water. Its about the water. blessed to live in a place where water is clean and easily available. it is good to be living near one of the great lakes. Spend a morning listening to the gentle push and pull of th...
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