Monthly Archives: September 2010

>A very tasty salad: Jamie’s Cranberry Spinach Salad

>With the record-breaking heat, I most certainly did not want to cook something for dinner tonight.  Since we had a half-bag of spinach left over from a soup recipe I made late last week, I decided to make some sort … Continue reading

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>Watercolor Class: Day 2 & 3

>Well, as many of you are aware, I did not post my watercolor painting from my class last week.  This is because I was in class long enough only to draw the still life — I had to leave early … Continue reading

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>Where have I been??

>Where have I been?  Well, I’ve been working on updating my website.  I am finding that it is taking awhile because I am trying things that are newer to me…expanding my skills a little.  So, I am learning and trying … Continue reading

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>A big difference in a little time

> Returning from an afternoon out, I came home to find an email from one of my clients in my inbox.  As an aside, I really like all of my customers — one of the benefits of doing freelance is … Continue reading

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>Watercolor Class: Day 1

>Today was my first day of school in a few years. As I mentioned in a previous post, I have decided to take a watercolor class through my local creative arts center for the next 8 weeks or so just … Continue reading

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>Design: Car Insurance Flyer

>A friend of mine recently contacted me to create a flyer for her new side business of selling car insurance.  She needed a small flyer to be able to hand out to people as a promotional piece, to let them … Continue reading

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>Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping

>In going through my bookmarked recipes that I’ve recently made but haven’t filed, I found this recipe that I thought I’d share.  Both Gavin and I found it to be very tasty!  And since it’s a Cooking Light recipe, I … Continue reading

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>Emotional Peace

Art’s purpose is to sober and quiet the mind so that it is in accord with what happens. ~John Cage A friend of mine from seminary, Laurie, sent me this quote a few days ago through email.  Laurie had said … Continue reading

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