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Are you willing to show the world who you are?

My daughter and I saw the movie, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. In the movie, the mom tried to encourage her daughter after she was escorted off the stage in the middle of a school play, by saying, “You were willing to show the world who you are.”

Do you paint your house when you want to avoid a project?

This week I was supposed to format a book I wrote, “The Artist’s Manifesto,” for Create Space. It will be for sale on Amazon soon. When is soon? I don’t know because I haven’t formatted the book yet. I opened Create Space and started to create the file for Amazon. Then I thought. Hmm, this […]

Do not hand-wash all your dishes when the dishwasher breaks

The start button on my dishwasher broke. Yes, it did. “When did I buy it?” you ask.

You are so kind to ask. It was purchased on January 27th, 2014. Yes, you are right. I am very lucky it broke within the one year warranty.

The full load of dirty dishes has been emptied and all of my dirty dishes are in the sink and on the counter. My family and I keep taking clean plates and cups our of the cupboard to use. And, every single plate, glass,bowl, cup, spoon, fork, knife, pot, mixing bowl, and frying pan is dirty.