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How to overcome the stupid comments people make about your art

In 2002, on a hot day in July,  I drove from my home, on 719 East Jessamine Avenue, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to the Fine Art Building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on 1265 Snelling Avenue in Saint Paul, Minnesota. I was driving to the art building to drop off a painting I was going […]

When your life is like a radish seed that was planted too close together

The radish seeds that we planted two weeks ago have sprouted. The seeds were planted too close together. If the seedlings aren’t thinned out the radishes won’t have any room to grow. When your life is like a radish seed that was planted too close together. Each radish seed has the potential to grow into a […]