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Masks

Tammy | May 10, 2016 | 1 Comment
The artist, having returned from her journey, her hero’s quest, is secure in her identity. If she uses masks she does so not merely to hide but to alter her environment, to translate the truth she knows into appearance that others can handle. Pearson/Pope…
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Art and Life, The Writing Life, women

Discovering Kinship: Robyn Gordon – My Inspiration

Tammy | May 7, 2016 | 1 Comment
I fell in love with Robyn Gordon’s art YEARS ago.  And last week I discovered I have been friends with her on FaceBook since 2010.  Life is funny like that.  I love her sculptures – she’s a wood carver, and have used them as inspiration…
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Art and Life, story, Wylde Women

Everything Is Sacred

Tammy | May 5, 2016 | 1 Comment
  Every one of us has stories. If we do not find a way to dance or sing or write or paint ot sculpt or make this story in whatever way we create, then all those who might have heard have lost something dear. The story becomes the shiver that passes over…
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Art and Life

Maybe Spring Has Finally Sprung

Tammy | April 14, 2016 | 1 Comment
I just spent the last 45 minutes sitting in the sun reading on my back deck.  Long enough for the house shadow to overtake me.  Even in a hoodie it isn’t warm enough to stay in the shade yet.  On April 15 no less.  This year spring has been slow…
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Art and Life

10 Ways to Find the Box So You Can Think Outside of It

Tammy | February 19, 2016 | 2 Comments
It’s ubiquitous:  “Think outside the box“!  A command to be innovative and daring. Hard to think “outside the box” when you don’t even know where/what the box is. And there’s always:  there is no box (or door, or…
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Art and Life, Word for the Year

Happy New Year! and Words for 2016 (yes, plural because I believe in abundance!)

Tammy | January 1, 2016 | 5 Comments
I started my morning reading gf, Jacqualine Baxman’s,  great post, “Truth and Future – Words for 2016″.  Provocative in that she, too, has more than one word, also for her ruminations on the letter 3: It is round, thick with opportunity,…
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Art and Life

Art Every Day Month – Day 4

Tammy | November 4, 2015 | 4 Comments
I actually have space to create today but apparently my Muse is not interested in anything that will take time or planning.  She (my Inner Child – who holds ALL the creativity) has her mind and heart set on things that move quickly – I do believe…
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Art and Life

Ask and You WILL Receive

Tammy | October 30, 2015 | 4 Comments
As recently as the last post here, I was bemoaning not being able to find a mentor:  someone to hack out the path ahead of me for a while, so I can just tra-la-la behind. Well. Today I met with my awesome marketing coach, Monique Melton for a 2 hour session.…
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Art and Life, Word for the Year

Unless You Can Be An Otter

Tammy | October 20, 2015 | 4 Comments
There’s a meme going around that says something like: Be yourself!  Unless you can be a Unicorn.  Then be a Unicorn! Corny as it is, husband and I collected unicorns for the first half of our marriage, filling up 3 wall holders – they had to…
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Art and Life, Word for the Year

Community

Tammy | October 11, 2015 | 2 Comments
One definition of community, and the one to which this blog refers:  a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. I thought surely I would have done a post or two on community, but apparently not. This…
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