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Maria Arango Diener
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A new gig and learning how to listen to people stories
New Gig During my travels across the wonderful sights and sounds of every gosh-darned diagnostic and/or cancer center in the city I confess to eavesdropping on waiting room conversations. What can I say, people talk loudly and sometimes even I, the master o...

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Studio B
Getting ready for holiday rush I say that tongue in cheek a bit since there is usually a slight bump in online sales during the holiday season and usually earlier rather than later. But for those who enjoy giving the gift of art, I did enhance my online pre...
Studio B
Studio B
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Some details on details
Couple of tiny details You may not know this but a while back I started carving my "chop" and a small relevant Native American symbol on my prints. Tiny, very tiny, so as not to interfere with the design. Since most of my work is "dense" with many marks and...
Some details on details
Some details on details
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Exchanges Update
New Calendar for 2019-2020 As advertised, we changed the exchange calendar to 3 annual exchanges rather than 4. This will allow for fuller exchanges and the management to keep up with the program. Here is the new and improved Exchange Index page:  http://ba...
Exchanges Update
Exchanges Update
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Done! Tips for engraving and printmaking with Corian blocks
Corian Corian is actually the name of a synthetic resin by Dupont that is used for kitchen counter-tops and other fixtures. Another use for Corian is as cutting boards. So once upon a time, I thought to use it as an engraving surface although I was not sure...

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Still working, another engraving on Corian
Not too far to walk I'm into detail nowadays, makes me disciplined and I enjoy the magic of bringing something out of nothing with tiny little marks...LOTS of tiny little marks. Corian is perfect for that. Since Corian scraps are often colored and sometimes...

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Thoughts and art on the journey, homage to the people
Not too far to walk Here is a glimpse of my next wood engraving, work in progress. With the main lines and elements laid out, now I get to bring forth the light and character of the piece. Keep working. One of my reference photos somewhere in the desert... ...

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Wait, WHAT?!
Insurance notes And oh let me just start by saying that I LOVE my insurance and all that it pays for and how quick and wonderful they are and am totally amazed that I am still under their tender loving care. Having said that, July will be heretofore known a...
Wait, WHAT?!
Wait, WHAT?!
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Cycle number 7 just another month in paradise and a cat story
"Normal" again A bit scary to slip back into my new routine, no PET scans planned, no major events, no expectations...I'm beginning to understand now. These modern days, cancer is being managed as if it were not the deadliest scariest disease that has stric...

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I heard two "R" words from my Oncologist today...
PET/CT results So yeah, last you heard, I was prepped for 50 minutes with an injection of radioactive mCi F-18 something or the other, gobbled some cappuccino flavored Barium, and then crawled into a humming tube with my eyes closed for 18 minutes while the...
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