October 9, 2019

 Use lukewarm water, the harder the stem, the hotter the water

Use a grid of tape across the top of the vase

Cut stems at an angle

Remove all but the top two leaves

Put a piece of greenery in every grid

Use an odd number of flowers

Add the main flowers so they stand out


September 14, 2019

Do you ever find the exact answer you were looking for, but didn't know it? Robert Karen's book, The Forgiving Self resonates on many levels. I'll paraphrase but the ideas are all his:

What emotions are at the center of human drama? Forgiveness and grudge. Forgiveness i...

July 27, 2017

Be kind. Start earning money as young as possible and begin saving part of it immediately.

July 26, 2017

I ran across this recipe in a St. Paul Pioneer Press article by Donna Erickson years ago, and it is still the only beef taco recipe we make. We found a brisket on sale at our local market, cut it into thirds, and this is the result.

 Too Good to Be True Slow Cooker Beef...

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Your  life is your greatest work of art.

Like Austin Kleon says, "Show Your Work."

Living the creative life means being in the moment, experiencing all of your senses, taming the inner critic, and listening to the quiet, supportive artist's voice.

October 9, 2019

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