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Unconditional Love: Aunt Marian’s Handwork

There are many types of art that often go unsung. Personal work that transcends the ordinary – through skill, discipline, devotion, and utterly generous creativity. My Aunt Marian’s ornaments, for example. Every year, Marian Ruth Rutgers Cogsdill created an artwork … Continue reading

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The Very Last Rose of 2013

Oh, so much drama contained in this bloom. She was a tiny tight bud in late October, an orange anomaly topping three skinny green branches, a miniature rose, unfurling almost all the way as of 26 November, when I plucked … Continue reading

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Guest Spot: Kristen Terrana

OK, let’s crank up the heat and kick out the jams. Kristen Terrana’s Mad Hatter Girls should do the trick perfectly. I first fell in love with My Precious after watching the artist at work on YouTube and was thrilled … Continue reading

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