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Tiny Spark Series: Could We Just Not?

Imi Woods is the inspired artist and talented writer behind Art By Imi. Her paintings are joyful, perfect strokes and snapshots of life, and her words are just as vibrant. Today, Imi talks about fear and fretting, a scared place so many of us have visited or are currently visiting. Enjoy her Tiny Spark and take it to… Continue reading Tiny Spark Series: Could We Just Not?

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“Slice of Peace”? I’ll take seconds.

Since announcing the upcoming Tiny Spark Series a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been floored by the positive response and generous guest submissions. It feels a little like Christmas morning, checking my e-mail, unwrapping your message, seeing what gems of life experience so many of you are willing to  share. In less poetic terms: There’s a whole… Continue reading “Slice of Peace”? I’ll take seconds.

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“I am not young enough to know everything.” – Oscar Wilde  I spent the morning coloring with Thomas. He sweetly scribbled lines and named them Mom, Dad, Balloon, and Grasses, respectively. I bit my lip and doodled my signature across checks. I’ll mail them in, begrudgingly, because water costs money and what the hell kind of communist crap is this… Continue reading replay

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Picky Picasso

“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” – Anawanitia An afternoon of fingers stuck and smeared in paint and other things. A true artist digs deep for inspiration,  plucks a small piece from  his soul and flicks it onto canvas.

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37,361 Words (Give or Take Some Thousands)

I can’t believe none of you have told me to shut the pie hole and zip and then can the proverbial “it”.  I suspect it’s because you’re all so nice. But as the old adage goes, nice guys finish last have to trudge through thousands of words and words and more words just to get the real, one-sentence… Continue reading 37,361 Words (Give or Take Some Thousands)