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Art and photography retreat in Central Oregon

Amazing weekend at our latest Ignite the Heart retreat. This one was held at my home in Sunriver. It was absolutely everything we could’ve hoped it would be! Amazing creative women with a zest for life…time to reflect and create…see … Continue reading

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A creative life is the best life

Three years ago I walked away. I’d been living this creative, colorful life for years and I closed the door with a little crack to let the light in. I love teaching 3rd graders and it is abundantly clear that … Continue reading

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Wondering if you’re still there? (Also…an amazing pilgrimage to Santa Fe)

Hello, from CrazyLand! My 3rd grade teaching position and current role as taxi driver of teens has kept me absolutely entrenched in my off-line life. I miss you all. ‘Thinking I might start up the MPG engine again. Are you … Continue reading

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Core Desired Feeling #1

In her book, Danielle LaPorte states: Knowing how you actually want to feel is the most potent form of clarity that you can have. Generating those feelings is the most creative thing you can do with your life. The whole gist of … Continue reading

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A Season of Getting Clear ~ My 3 Step Plan

  On the days leading up to the 31st, I’ve been excitedly working my way through The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte. I’m realizing this past season has given me the gift of clarity. This was a Year of Major Change for … Continue reading

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