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Wordless Wednesday

Blessings from our Mothers

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds.

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Wordless Wednesday

The Superhuman Strength of Women

Celebrating Womanhood is pretty much what we in the UWIB (Unique Women in Business) do every day, but that's our blog carnival topic this month, too!

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The Jingle and Clinking of Button Jar Memories

This week's BlogFire Guild's theme is "Who in your family inspires you?" When no one popped into my mind I decided to go browse my shop to see who I could find.  Immediately I saw the influence of my childhood joy of playing with my Mom's and Grandmother's button jars.

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We All Grew Up with Public Libraries

My earliest memories of going to the library were with my Mom.  She loved to read and my brothers and I did as well.  We'd go every other week to this beautiful library in the "city" with a large atrium and floors of books going in circles all the way up to a glass dome.  No one needed to tell us to hush, just the dramatic architecture and wood bookcases with brass railings gave you a feeling of awe.  Then and now I love the smell of a library.I'd get as many Nancy Drew mysteries as they'd let me check out and even then a few d

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Growing up with The Sound of Music

When I saw that Oprah was going to have a reunion of the cast members from The Sound of Music I had to tape it.  I watched it this morning and cried nostalgic happy tears over my coffee.  Christopher Plummer is as handsome as ever and I'd still want him to sing Edelweiss to me.  Julie Andrews is as pretty and poised and lovable as ever, too.

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Feeling Nostalgic for the Beach

 
With the Gulf Oil Spill chill hovering over all of us still and the end of summer nearing, I can't help but be a little nostalgic for those hot gritty sunburn kind of beach trips of yore.  Adults and kids just all seem to have the perfect time.  It didn't seem to matter i

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White Clouds and Colorful Sunrises

White Clouds

High flying fleet of billowy boats,

Quietly cruising celestial seas.

Windblown wads in whimsical shapes,

Gracefully riding the heavenly breeze.

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Childhood Memories Influence My Work

Have you been watching Bravo's Work of Art?  It's the ONLY show on television in the last 10 years at least where I do absolutely nothing while watching it.  No knitting, no flipping through a magazine, no talking, no eating, no beading...nothing. &nb

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