Botticelli's Primavera

Follow Your Muses This Summer

Are your muses calling? What are they whispering to you? Summer is the perfect time to slow down and listen to your muses. Sometimes it is hard for us to hear our muses as we get caught up in the cacophony of our daily lives. We’ve all been there–screaming kids, rushing from the moment we get up, …

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Can Three Words Change Your Life-Focus, Balance, Exploration

Can Three Words Change Your Life?

I hope so . . . As New Year’s Day approaches each year, my attention shifts to the possibilities the next twelve months hold–opportunities to travel, finally accomplishing a long-held dream, committing to a daily exercise program and losing those last 10 lbs, etc. The possibilities are endless. January is filled with anticipation, increased determination, …

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London Bridge Isn’t in London and Other Fun Facts

Day 2 began with more traditionally touristy adventures, a cruise along the Thames River and a visit to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.  I like boats (well I am really partial to sail boats) but the major motivation was that we were trying to see how many of the London Pass features we …

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London Adventures…(aka finally have wifi)

What a relief that the plane wasn’t full.  I lucked out that my long flight from Houston to London was hardly filled.  I had no one in the seat next to me or even in the 3 seats across the aisle from me and many rows were empty or only had a few people.  I …

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Eat, Pray, Friendship: Heading to Florence, Italy for 2 Months

Well after a bumpy ICU filled fall I am finally on my way to Italy.  Here I am sporting my new scarf.  Scott, who is taking the picture, is holding my other two bags (checked bag and medicine bag).  So don’t think I am such a frugal packer.  I breezed through TSA.  Didn’t hurt that …

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New Display Shelves-Mother Daughter Bonding Session

Mother daughter bonding session this summer.  My daughter Maya and I made new display shelves.  It was fun (not all the time) and hot.  We drank lots of ice water trying to beat the 100+degree Tucson summer heat. It was great to have a second set of hands when cutting all the boards.  The shelves …

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Attended Lana Wilson Workshop

Jennifer attended Lana Wilson’s hand built teapot work shop at Artifacts Studio Jan. 26-27.  It was great.  Lana shared her unique textured slab building techniques. Here is one of the teapots I made at the workshop. The workshop was amazing.  It really helped me loosen up my forms. The technique that Lana uses to get these …

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