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January 2019 – #FirstTime – Dragon Fruit

I decided to try and do something new every month. Something I haven’t done before – a new experience, product, place to visit. This should make my life more interesting, helping to step out of my comfort zone by pushing myself, or just documenting and reflecting on new things that happened. January 2019 – Trying Dragon Fruit for the #FirstTime. I’ve seen pictures online, videos and raving about this fruit. I also passed by and took pictures at the grocery store  ...

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September is for…

Plans for this September: publish blog post 3 times a week go to Hot Air Baloon Race paint at least once a week draw with markers at least once a week finish travel sketchbook from cruise to Alaska read/finish 4 books visit a new hiking trail start on the 4-Hour-Body diet \ weight loss be ready  ...

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August, 2018 – 1 Second Everyday (Video)

August was full of work and 5am wake-ups,  traveling, get-togethers with people and enjoying San Francisco: August 2018 highlights: ❇️Visited Victoria, Canada ?? ❇️few A’s baseball games #oaklandathletics ❇️weekend in Tahoe ❇️staff appreciation week at work ❇️visiting SF  ...

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Link Caboodle #4

Everyday sketching project from Liz Steel with helpful ideas, questions, and tracker inspiration How to Create an Illustrated Watercolor Map Writing advice for artists and visual thinkers Copic Colors of June 2018 How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You)

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April, 2018 – 1 Second Everyday

With all the things happening in real life (not online), I am behind on posting my results with 1 Second Everyday monthly. So here we go – my April. Highlights of April: ❇ Easter with family ❇A trip to Reno, NV with my daughter – we had girl fun – glad that Circus Circus  ...

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March, 2018 – 1 Second Everyday

My March 2018 in 1 second everyday. It was a month of family activity and connection, new stationery, drawing, blogging again because I am taking a blogging class with Russian experts (and they are so cool!), meeting with a friend for a couple happy hours in Oakland, changing  ...

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Link Caboodle #3

15 Ideas for daily journaling – writing prompts (via Milligram Journal) Surprises & Delights (Pinterest board) The lost art of letter writing 10 Ways I break out of a photography rut (via ClickinMoms) April Drawing Prompts & A Chat about Limiting Yourself (via Zie Darling) What  ...

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85 Things I Like | Happiness Reminder

Quite a few websites, courses, couches and books mention that to make you feel happy – you need to do things that make you happy. I decided to make a list (I Love lists!) of 85 things that I like. Some of them make me feel good, others are my passions, hobby, interest or just a  ...

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Link Caboodle #2

When your ideas get stolen (Seth Godin) How to find your personal photography and editing style (via ClickinMoms) Watercolor Sketching For 1000 Days: How To Build A Daily Art Habit (via Doodlewash) Bullet Journal Comparison | Leuchtturm Notebook vs. Artist’s Loft Notebook | BUJO Supplies  ...

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