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Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Finding Your Tribe

You’ve found a project you’re passionate about. You think you’d be good at it. You’re excited! You tell your friends and family and… pfffft, the air goes out of the balloon. Nobody’s interested. What now? This has happened to me … Continue reading

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Love Bead Safe Harbor Pin Project: Lessons Learned #1, Do It Scared

Back when I was a Girl Scout, I volunteered to pull the wagon full of cookie boxes if the other girl would ring doorbells and ask people to buy cookies. I like people, but I’m an introvert, and shy. Talk … Continue reading

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The Love Bead Project

I never pictured myself becoming an activist, and certainly never thought of myself and the word “hippie” in the same sentence. When I was in kindergarten, protesters were the people on the news who shouted at everyone, and hippies were … Continue reading

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Reception Tonight — Time To Get Dragged Out From Under The Sofa

Tonight’s the opening reception for one of the shows I’m in. If you can make it to Lincoln, CA, it should be a fun show. This is my second in this gallery and it’s a nice little gallery with welcoming … Continue reading

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Birth of a (Painted) Owl

Process is interesting to me — how someone makes a thing. I’m a sucker for factory tours (Jelly Belly in Fairfield, CA and the Budweiser plant nearby have fun tours), or watching someone create. The latest animal painting, “The Night … Continue reading

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