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Creativity Well runs dry

As an artist and a writer it is important to keep practicing, so when the lack of inspiration or vital energy slams the creativity well, one has to do something to perk themselves up.  Don’t stay in the dark hole

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Posted in Digital Photography, Inspiration, Star Wars, Toys

The Year of Waiting

Year 2014 was the year of waiting.  So much happened and yet so very little was accomplished, and I find myself still waiting.  So many odd events occurred in the world in general as well as in my own personal

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Posted in Culture, History, Inspiration, Writing

Templar Holocaust Remembrance Day – October 13

Today is Templar Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day in 1307 the Knights were betrayed by the Roman Catholic Church and the French Monarchy, who claimed to be good friends of the Order. The Knights were not attacked because they

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Posted in Culture, Education, History, Inspiration

Courage

Courage comes in all sorts of packages. Sometimes courage is grandiose and fabulous with death defying feats while sometimes courage is small but meaningful like a baby’s first step. I am writing about courage that is more akin to the

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Posted in Art, Inspiration, Painting

Never had a Mentor

The other day I was reading an article shared to me through Linkedin, which is a business oriented social media. I manage the company site and post articles and update information, which reminds me, needs to be done again. Anyway,

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Posted in Culture, Education, Inspiration, Professionalism

Donner Memorial State Park

Exploring the local landscape can be an effective tool for re-invigorating the creative process. I am currently in a situation where I need to live in a location that is not ideal for me. I really miss the lush green

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Posted in Culture, Digital Photography, Inspiration

Pinto Valley Wilderness Painting

Sometimes the artistic process is a curious thing. Normally one would paint the painting and then find a frame that would go well with the painting, but in this case life’s realities inspired the art choice. There are different thoughts

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Posted in Art, Inspiration, Painting