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On Expectations and Flexibility

Standard, September 4, 2016, Marie, 1072 Views 1 Comments

On our recent trip to Acadia, I wanted a souvenir.  Not one that would be ordinary though.  One that I could use, something functional.  I found a hand-bound leather journal

Art, Living

Journal 52: Friendship

Standard, July 12, 2016, Marie, 1191 Views 1 Comments

Thoreau noted that, ‘the language of friendship is not words, but meanings’. This is a frustrating quote for me to think about, as I am not a great friend in

Art, Food, Photography

Roadtripping: Milwaukee

Standard, July 7, 2016, Marie, 1483 Views 1 Comments

After leaving Chicago, we ventured a little farther north and into Wisconsin to Milwaukee.  We had plans with @ScottNorrisPhotography to tour around Milwaukee.  We started the day out by picking

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Roadtripping: Exploring Michigan

Standard, June 14, 2016, Marie, 1155 Views 1 Comments

A.D. and I have a weird little habit:  We collect the state magnets for each state we travel and keep them on the refrigerator.  It functions as a bit of


Journal 52: Rise and Fall

Standard, June 7, 2016, Marie, 1078 Views 0 Comments

Way back in Week 17 of Journal 52, there was a prompt called Rise or Fall that asked the journaler to consider ‘rising up, rising above or rising again’ and

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Journal 52: Sunshine and Rain

Standard, June 5, 2016, Marie, 1624 Views 1 Comments

This weeks prompt for Journal 52 reflects on sunshine and rain.  I found this amusing when I read it as this morning I had done something very out of character

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GlassFest 2016

Standard, May 30, 2016, Marie, 1177 Views 0 Comments

Each year, Corning, NY plays host to its own street festival in honor of its prime commodity:  glass.  This year marks the fifth iteration of GlassFest and while I haven’t