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Scenes from last week

Last week was a soapy blur of soap making and wrapping, and scrambling for paperwork, scanning, signing, etc. (I don’t remember, when I bought this house I live in now, 20 years ago, that the process was as time consuming … Continue reading

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The book that changed my life

I wouldn’t necessarily call this book my favorite book – after all, how many times have I reread Alas, Babylon and Watership Down? But The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron did change my life. The year was… hmm. I don’t … Continue reading

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If I knew I could not fail, I would…

We never really know if something is going to work (or not) until we try it. I know I’ve had my fair share of “this would be AWESOME” followed months (or weeks) later by “this was the WORST IDEA EVER.” … Continue reading

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Alas, alack, atchoo!

Alas, the plans I had to start the year off by hitting the ground running…. were sort of derailed by this cold I’ve had for the last two weeks. Lots of sneezing, lots of feeling sorry for myself, and lots … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom: It’s OK to say no

When it comes to doing something for your small one-person-run business, it’s hard to say “no.” When it’s something that can get you exposure, get your name out, make people aware of you, and maybe even make a profit? It’s … Continue reading

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Fall down seven times; get up eight

Sometimes I’m really excited about something I’m making. I’m either happy with how it’s turning out, excited about what I’m learning in order to make it, learning new skills or stretching old ones, or just generally having fun. And then … Continue reading

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