Blending Challenge and yeah making a mess

During the pandemic I got into on-line painting tutorials. There are some great ones on YouTube (Free!). I had the paints from other craft projects and the canvasses were easy to pick up as Dollarama was open during pandemic. Why? Don't ask me.  It was a great escape for at least two hours when I …

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Opting out

I've been listening to Cait Flanders Opting Out  podcast  She wrote two books one about not spending and the more recent The Adventures of Opting Out.  The podcast is enjoyable as Cait is easy to listen to - no drama. She usually tapes it outside by water, wind and her seeing the occasionally animal or …

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What caught my eye in the past month

This is the start of  National Novel Writing Month. Plus I signed up to learn how to make oracle cards this month.  So.....will be flat out and excited. This month I am telling people it is all about me - if you need to be stroked it will have to wait until December.  Enough of …

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Bloggers Picture Prompt 4

Check out Esme Salon for all the details and to read other bloggers' take on the picture.  Fast summary write. Below is my take on the above picture prompt. "Are you out of your mind!" This wasn't the response I had been expecting. I was thinking it would be along the lines of "darling, you are …

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A little help from a friend during NaNoWri

November is fast approaching. It has become one of my favorite months as it is  National Novel Writing Month.  Check out for details or to sign-up.  Summary world-wide we write for the month of November with the goal of 50,000 words by the end of the month.  That means no second guessing. No pondering over …

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Creating a tribe – an experiment

Part two creating a tribe. Check out part one finding your tribe. We covered things like attending classes and putting yourself out there. Ideas for us to find our tribe - people who get us and are doing similar things to us.  When I searched "creating a tribe" what came up was being authentic, stay …

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What caught my eye in the past month

WOW we are into a new season and the last quarter of the year.  Fall is my favorite season - our summers have been humid (not a fan) so extra happy for cooler days and so nice for walking.  Here are a few things that caught my eye in the past month. 40 DIY Halloween …

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Picture Prompt #3

This is the third picture prompt from Esme Salon inspire picture prompt. Check the site out for further details and also links to other bloggers participating.  Quick summary write a story/poem/whatever you want about the picture. I was catching my breath after running for the bus when I noticed the bus was empty. This wasn't startling …

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3 quarterly goals

I've been regularly listening to Opting out with Cait Flanders podcast. It is like listening to a friend as she occasionally stops when she sees animals or to describe the scenery around her. The podcast is about her exploring her inner world. She has written two books The Adventures of Opting out was her latest. …

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Finding your tribe

I have felt for the majority of my life on the outside. Starting with family and extending into school. Thinking there was something wrong with me as I didn't fit in. It wasn't until I found a few friends that enjoyed the same things that I did, that I felt okay. It wasn't until I …

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