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Fake Calls for Help

This morning my elderly Mom just got a call for help from a young female that sounded like one of my nieces.  The sobbing female said she was in jail after being in a car accident.  This woman skillfully got

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Posted in Consumer alert, fraud

The struggles of 2016 – death by heart break

I live in a place where they say innovation goes to die.  I live in a place that has become the Mos Eisley of the West Coast.   I live in a place where I am discriminated against because I

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Posted in Inspiration, Professionalism, Star Wars

Reminder of the value of the land

This past weekend was the annual Eagles and Ag event held every February during the calving time of the year.  What is calving?  It’s when cows give birth to their young.  And what has that to do with Eagles?  Well,

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Posted in Digital Photography, Travel

NaNoWriMo Preparation

It is two weeks before the NaNoWriMo writing event starts in November.  This will be my fourth time participating in this event.  I have never made the goal of 50K, but each year despite all the stupid stuff that happens

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Posted in Star Wars, Writing

A Swedish Jedi Robe?

So it’s that time of the year again when the weather cools down and the leaves start to turn warm shades of Autumn and one starts thinking about the holiday season that starts with Halloween.  Ah the joy of putting

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Posted in Costume, Halloween, Star Wars

Back to School with Color Pencils

Traditionally back to school for the younger ages starts in the US around early September or late August when the temperatures used to cool down and the leaves would start to turn to the warm tones of Autumn.  So the

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Posted in Art, Education

Update on Leather Handbag Practice Project

My fingers are really sore from the hand sewing.  That was to be expected especially when using a thick material such as leather.  Despite the special three sided needle and poking holes with the awl like tool, it is still

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Posted in Art, Goals, Preparation