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so much for posting more…

Well, it didn’t take long for me to fail miserably at posting more frequently. But I’ve felt a need to just be quiet and to focus on my health, my home, and well, not share. I’m trying to get out of that funk, writing in my personal journal, but it’s a process, as many of

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Catching up & CreativeTherapy

Goodness, it’s been a while. I’ve been busy with life. I’ve continued to paint daily, but nothing passed what I call the gesso test. It wasn’t going to get any better and so I just laid gesso over the images to start over. I’ve sketched some images on the newly gessoed canvases and I hope

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Milan, Italy

Let’s wrap this trip up, shall we? Before we get to Milan itself, we have to talk about the drive from Florence. It was supposed to be three hours. But we got into a traffic jam. on the Autostrade on the way there. It took an hour for us to get through it. While we

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Florence, Italy

Goodness! It appears to be taking me longer to tell you about my trip than it did to actually take it! So here we go! Onward to Firenze (Florence)! The drive to Florence was uneventful, which we like. The drive was beautiful. We stayed at a lovely Bed and Breakfast, Residenza d’Epoca in the Piazza

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Venice, Italy

Venice, known as the City of Love. Also known as the reason we went to Italy in the first place: Dave was invited to speak at a European neurology conference. We were forewarned that the canals were less than pleasant; however, they dreged the canals a few years ago and we noticed no major smell.

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Buonjourno! It’s good to be home…

We had a fantastic vacation in Italy. We got back last week, and I’ve been slowly coming out of the jet lag and I just had a treatment on Monday. Now, however, I’m feeling much stronger and I’m ready to tell you all about my trip and to share photos and drawings. There’s so much

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A beautiful gift and a quick update

I confess: I read a lot of blogs. I enjoy meeting people and getting to know them through their daily lives, their artsy endeavors and blogs. Sometimes, of course, bloggers offer fabulous give-aways. Amanda Davie’s blog is one I read regularly. About a month ago, Amanda posted a giveaway – a lovely necklace she made.

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Quick Update

Thanks to all of you for your kind words of support during my surgery. The surgery was over a week ago now, and I am recovering, but it’s a slow process. I also had my IV treatment this week, so some added fatigue. The good news is that I’m healing well and I’m doing very

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the verdict and art

Thank you to those of you who have sent me emails of hope that there was not a break in the wrist. Luckily, there was no break of bones, but two ligaments were torn. I’m using a wrist splint and will be for the next 3 weeks, when I get to have x-rays and follow-up

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Tripping

Published on January 11, 2009, by in art, life.

So, I tripped Thursday evening. I thought it was nothing and that I just bruised my knee. Well, by Friday afternoon, I had swelling in my right hand and realized that I’d broken my fall with my outstretched hand. After a day of keeping it in a brace (which I had because I use it

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