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Folk Art Frenzy

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

America is crazy for folk art. Not art that is necessarily "fine" but art nonetheless. We see art in many things. We look at potato chips and see forms we identify as familiar. We look at tree bark and see shapes that look like people. We mold sand, butter and chocolate and create sculptures that are unbelieveable even when produced in a mainstream medium such as clay. 

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Winter - a Thoughtful Season

Posted on February 11, 2012 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

"Can't wait for Spring";  "When will winter EVER be over?"; "Gosh, I hate winter". Most of us have said something like that a few times. It's natural to want sunny, warm days, flowers in bloom and wildlife out and about. There is merit in having a wintery enough winter that gives us something to look forward to. Winter is good for us. W...

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Season of Thankful Giving

Posted on December 16, 2011 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Merry Christmas. Happy Hannukuh. Happy Holidays. Whatever you say during this time of year, spread a little bit of merriment during your day. Things can be rough out there but what everyone has in common is wanting peace and prosperity. 

Show your special people how much they mean to you. Talk with them, hug them, send them a note or a gift. Tell them something you have wanted to recently or for a long time. Remember your kids. They are people who want respect, understanding and &#...

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A Change of Season

Posted on October 11, 2011 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

As we wind down from the dog days of summer here in Virginia, we can finally get out a sweater, rake leaves and think about the holidays. And if thinking about the holidays gives you shopping anxiety, why not simplify things by giving a REHUB. This is a terrific gift for someone who has everything but still likes to decorate their home or garden.


A REHUB is also the ...

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