Color, My World

Hands Tell A Story

Hieroglyphics is Greek for 'sacred writings'.  They are basically symbols used instead of words or letters to convey meaning.  Deciphering these symbols have proved to be difficult and now it's pretty much a guessing game as to what they were trying to say. But it's...

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Out, Damn Spot

Lady Macbeth was so freaked out by all the horrible things she had done to gain power, that she went a little nutty and thought she had blood on her hands that she couldn't wash off.  'Out, damn spot!  Out, out I say' she cries as she tries to wash the imaginary blood...

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Common In Experience – Uncommon In Writing

Going to a carnival is a pretty common experience. Most of us have ridden on some kind of 'put-together-in-a-flash' ride whether is was at a fairground, a carnival, a church picnic, a park, or at a place like Cedar Point, Michigan's Adventure, or Disney World.  I bet...

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Pet-icure ~ Is This Really A Thing?

Apparently, getting your nails painted with your dog is now a thing.  Salons & Nail places so far cannot legally allow pets to come into their businesses due to health reasons and sanitary issues, yet I can see this as changing in the near future.  For now, it is...

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Thank You for The Tragedy, I Need It For My Art

It's no secret that I love poetry, most especially the old english poets and our very own Robert Frost and Charles Bukowski.  I also only read non-fiction books and autobiographies, and if I do watch TV it's always documentaries or American Greed or other real-life...

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To Thine Own Self Be True

Hamlet, Act I, Scene III. Lines 78-82: Polonius: “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. Farewell, my blessing season this in thee!”   Ahhhh, Shakespeare, I needed to hear this...

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Scrubbing Bubbles

"We work hard, so you don't have toooooooooooo".    The Scrubbing Bubbles commercial had it right, way back in 1978. They produced a TV commercial featuring these funny looking alien-like creatures that talked to each other and told us that they would 'work hard so we...

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I Know Everybody On This Island

Once prom rolls around in the spring, when things are blooming and life feels like it is beginning again, I immediately start to feel anxious. And every year I realize it's because of  graduation.  I still don't know why it makes me so incredibly melancholy, and it...

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Look Deep Into Nature

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better".  Albert Einstein I took this advice when I was looking to change our packaging for our new products.  Nature always finds a way to protect itself,  even in the harshest environments.  Let's take...

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And This Gives Life To Thee

Yesterday, the world paused as the great Notre Dame burned. And as I watched, and tried to make sense of it all, I couldn't help wonder about the old English poets, and how they tried to tell us about statues and buildings and man-made structures. Yes, there needs to...

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